Published: January 22, 2024

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Joseph Prusak and youth in foster care speak with KTLA 5 for RaiseAChild

This interview features Joseph Prusak, Division Chief at the Los Angeles County DCFS and Beverly, a 7th grade youth in foster care hoping for an adoptive family. RaiseAChild and DCFS…

Published: December 15, 2023

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Holiday Party for Foster Youth

Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted the annual DCFS Holiday Party at Magic Mountain.

Published: December 14, 2023

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500 lives changed in the spirit of Christmas and thrill

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal Through the partnership of Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Six Flags Magic Mountain, ABC7’s Spark of Love and the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Irene and 500…

Published: December 7, 2023

California can take kids from abused moms. Why the separation can harm both

Worried that her abusive partner would kill her or her boys, Jackie had nowhere to go and no one to ask for help. She said her partner had angry outbursts,…

Published: December 6, 2023

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A season for fostering

Adoption awareness agency Raise A Child created a festive tree grove in Century City in partnership with the Department of Children and Family Services to encourage families to consider fostering…

Published: November 22, 2023

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Published: November 19, 2023

4 siblings adopted into same family on National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day in Los Angeles, California allowed 4 siblings to join the same family on November 18. Couple Victoria and Eddie Ogaldez were among the new parents who adopted…


232 niños son adoptados en el condado de Los Ángeles

¿Quién quiere más a su mamá? Y siete hermanos responden levantando su mano lo más alto que pueden para demostrarle a su abuela y ahora madre, María Flores, lo mucho…


‘It feels the best’: 4 siblings adopted into same family during adoption event

More than 200 children were adopted Saturday in an event held in Monterey Park, where four siblings celebrated being adopted into the same family. The Ogaldez’s were all smiles as…

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