Published: November 24, 2021

DCFS Statement on Resignation of Director Bobby Cagle

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Bobby Cagle submitted a letter of resignation Nov. 23 notifying the Board of Supervisors of his intent to leave…

Published: November 19, 2021

Nearly 160 Children in LA County Foster Care to be Adopted During Virtual Event

Contact: Juana Aguilera DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 760-5883 Tomorrow, 158 children in foster care will have their adoptions finalized during a National Adoption Day virtual ceremony. A pre-recorded…

Published: August 19, 2021

Statement from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

In response to today’s Los Angeles Times article, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services issued the following statement: The death of 4-year-old Noah Cuatro remains a…

Published: April 23, 2021

Press Release: ICAN Report Reveals 73% Decrease in Child Homicides In Los Angeles County Since 1989

Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales Phone: (213) 739-6448 Email:publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov The Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (ICAN), co-chaired by Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, today unveiled a special report…

Published: April 13, 2021

Statement from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

This statement may be attributed to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services joins the community in…

Published: November 20, 2020

Virtual National Adoption Day Celebration 92 Families Welcome Foster Children into Forever Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Juana Aguilera DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 760-5883 On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Superior…

Published: November 17, 2020

Los Angeles Foster Youth Educated and Empowered with New Bill of Rights Website, Handbooks, Coloring Books and More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Juana Aguilera DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 760-5883 Collaboration of the Los Angeles County Commission for Children & Families, Los Angeles County Department of Children…

Published: October 14, 2020

Disaster Preparedness Prompts DCFS to Upgrade Child Protection Hotline Phone System to Cloud-Based Technology

Contact: Amara Suarez DCFS Office of Public Affairs publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov In Southern California, October denotes the month during which the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and other organizations prepare…

Published: October 7, 2020

Success of Los Angeles County’s Online Child Abuse Reporting System Leads to Changes Statewide

Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales DCFS Office of Public Affairs publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov Mandated reporters across California will soon be able to report non-urgent suspicions of child abuse and neglect online thanks to a…

Published: September 9, 2020

Los Angeles County to Take Part in National Effort to Reimagine Child Welfare

Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales DCFS Office of Public Affairs publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services announced today that it has been selected among three other jurisdictions…

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