DCFS working with Antelope Valley school district to station social workers on school campuses

Over the last few years, DCFS has been at the center of controversy following the deaths of three boys in the Antelope Valley. What is the department doing to help keep kids safe from child abuse?

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the death of 4-year-old Noah Cuatro. His parents are accused of killing him.

Sadly, Noah was among three young boys in the Antelope Valley, all being monitored by Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), who died while in custody of their parents. Their deaths sparked calls for reform within DCFS.

L.A. DCFS Director Bobby Cagle, joined ABC7 via Skype to discuss what they’re doing to help keep kids safe amid the pandemic.

Pilot program to put social workers on campus
“We’ve been working with six of the 14 districts in the Antelope Valley to be able to place our social workers there,” said Cagle.

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