Published: July 20, 2020

Press Release: Social workers have new tool to support educational needs of students in foster care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     Contacts: Margo Minecki, LACOE, 562-500-5184 Amara Suarez, DCFS, 213-739-6448 LOS ANGELES (July 20, 2020) — Los Angeles County social workers now have improved connectivity to youth…

Published: July 16, 2020

Press Release: With Many School Districts Opting for Distance Learning, DCFS Finds New Ways to Promote the Child Protection Hotline

Contact: Amara Suarez DCFS Office of Public Affairs publicaffairs@dcfs.lacounty.gov Given the significant decrease in the volume of calls to the Child Protection Hotline, the Los Angeles County Department of Children…

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Statement from the Department of Children and Family Services

STATEMENT FROM THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES ON THE DISMISSAL OF CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST SOCIAL WORKERS IN GABRIEL FERNANDEZ CASE We respect the court’s decision….

Published: July 9, 2020

Statement from the Department of Children and Family Services

THIS STATEMENT IS ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES Child deaths at the hands of family members or caregivers remind us of how high…

Published: July 2, 2020

Statement from the Department of Children and Family Services

STATEMENT FROM THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES The Department of Children and Family Services is committed to the safety and wellbeing of the county’s more…

Published: June 4, 2020

Black Lives Matter Message

DCFS Friends and Family, We are living through one of the most difficult times in our nation’s recent history. The roots of the civil unrest taking place run deep; all…

Published: June 3, 2020

Press Release: DCFS, LACOE Team to Enhance Child Safety During Summer Months

Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales DCFS Office of Public Affairs davils@dcfs.lacounty.gov (213) 739-6448 Margo Minecki LACOE Communications Department Minicki_margo@lacoe.edu (562) 500-4000 Los Angeles – June 3, 2020 – With the school year…

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…

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