Published: May 5, 2020

Press Release: DCFS Busts Foster Care Myths With Month-Long Social Media Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In observance of National Foster Care Awareness Month, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has launched a social media public information campaign…

Published: May 1, 2020

Press Release: New Public Service Announcement Urges Residents To Report Child Abuse

In recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has been a leading voice in calling attention to the dangers that children face while home…

Published: April 10, 2020

Press Release: Tiffany Haddish, Greg Louganis, & Marilyn Monroe Star In RaiseAChild’s Banner Campaign for Foster Care Awareness

New streetlight banner campaign celebrates RaiseAChild’s mission in highlighting three former foster youth who achieved greatness. Los Angeles, CA, USA, Friday, April 10, 2020 – Today, the Los Angeles County…

Published: April 6, 2020

Press Release: Department of Children and Family Services Calls on Community to be the Voice for Children Amid Coronavirus School Closures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 739-6448 On the heels of the announcement that students will remain out of school for the remainder of…

Published: March 17, 2020

Statement from the Department of Children and Family Services on COVID-19

We recognize that this is a challenging time for the community right now and that many are fearful or anxious. Along with carrying out our responsibility to protect Los Angeles…

Published: March 13, 2020

Coronavirus – COVID 19 – Updates

DCFS leadership is working closely with health officials in LA County to address concerns and prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Although information is evolving quickly, please…

Published: March 11, 2020

Los Angeles County Launches New Campaign to Recruit More Latino Foster Parents for Thousands of Children in Need of Loving Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2020 For Information: Amara Suarez DCFS Public Affairs publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov (213) 739-6448 More than 19,000 children are in foster care in Los Angeles County, over 50% are…

Published: March 3, 2020

Statement From the Department of Children and Family Services on “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” NETFLIX Documentary Series

“Los Angeles County, and specifically the Antelope Valley community, have lived with the awful tragedy of Gabriel Fernandez’s death for the last seven years. What happened to Gabriel was horrific…

Published: February 21, 2020

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services Kicks Off Invest LA Community Engagement Forums in San Fernando & Santa Clarita Valleys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2020 Contact:  Juana Aguilera DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 739-6448 Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services Kicks Off Invest LA Community…

Published: January 7, 2020

DCFS Celebrates The Passage of the Family First Transition Act

DCFS applauds the enactment of a new federal child welfare law that will ultimately support vulnerable children and families After years of Los Angeles County advocacy, the Department of Children…

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