Published: February 26, 2021

Non-Profit Helps Foster Youths Become Aspiring Filmmakers

A local non-profit group called “Kids in the Spotlight” along with NBC Universal are helping foster youths become aspiring filmmakers. Hetty Chang reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on…


Deaths from COVID-19 Shake Up Colleagues in Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency

Like many families served by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, Margie Roman — a longtime employee of the child welfare agency — stepped up to raise her…

Published: February 17, 2021

App Helps LA County Social Workers Help Foster Kids in School During Pandemic

During the pandemic LA County launched a new app to help monitor foster kids in school and make sure they’re getting their education. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News…

Published: February 9, 2021

Hogares de crianza temporal durante la pandemia

La necesidad de hogares para alojar temporalmente a menores del condado de Los Ángeles se ha incrementado durante la crisis del coronavirus. El Departamento de Servicios para Niños y Familias…

Published: January 15, 2021

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News January 15, 2021

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle discuss the strain that the pandemic has had on the foster care system, including the need for resource family homes for older youth, the roll-out…

Published: December 16, 2020

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News December 16, 2020

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle provide an update on a recent case, discuss how children and families are receiving mental health services during the pandemic, and share details regarding this…

Published: December 10, 2020

L.A. County Weighs Expanding Rapid Kinship Placement Program

Despite an ever-tightening budget, Los Angeles County is considering an expansion of a kinship program that places foster children with relatives as soon as they are removed from their parents’ homes,…

Published: December 2, 2020

Straight A’s and college bound despite the odds

When she started her senior year at Roosevelt High School this fall, Carolina, 17, worried she wouldn’t find the motivation for online learning. A teenager in foster care, she felt…

Published: November 27, 2020

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News November 27, 2020

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle join Rich Valenza, from Raise a Child, to discuss the need for loving families for children and youth in foster care and how the public…

Published: November 22, 2020

Yo te recibo con amor: LA lleva a cabo ceremonia virtual de adopción

Decenas de padres se comprometen al cuidado de 148 niños ¡Llegó el día! Fue el grito de alegría de la pequeña Angelina cuando este sábado se levantó de la cama,…

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