Permanence

Permanence is the assurance of a family for a child intended to last a lifetime. Permanence assures a child a family where he or she will be safe and nurtured. Resource Parents work in coordination with the Children’s Social Worker and others to assure that a child returns to his or her birth family home or, should that turn out not to be a safe option, that the child has a timely plan for alternative permanence such as adoption or placement with extended family.

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Child Protection Hotline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Toll Free within California

(800) 540-4000

Outside of California

(213) 639-4500

TDD - Hearing Imparied

(800) 272-6699
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