Published: September 16, 2021

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KTLA 5 News

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KTLA as he reflects on his almost four years as director of DCFS and the department’s partnership with the Raise a Child organization.

Published: September 14, 2021

Familiares cercanos: padres temporales del Departamento de Servicios de Niños y Familia de LA

En 2005, una prima de Isabel Solís luchaba para dejar el abuso de las drogas. Fue entonces que Isabel junto a su esposo, Miguel Ángel, no lo pensaron dos veces…

Published: August 23, 2021

Local foster youth get back-to-school shopping

More than 200 local youth in the foster care system were given the chance to shop for new clothes ahead of the school year Sunday. The Santa Clarita-based organization Tidings…

Published: August 19, 2021

Statement from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

In response to today’s Los Angeles Times article, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services issued the following statement: The death of 4-year-old Noah Cuatro remains a…


‘The worst thing that happens in the system is a child dying’ Talking with L.A.’s DCFS director

A spate of child fatalities in the Antelope Valley — Gabriel Fernandez, Anthony Avalos and Noah Cuatro, among others — has led to calls in recent years for more resources in the underserved region….


Before a 4-year-old boy’s killing, authorities wavered on rescuing him

Maggie Hernandez dialed Los Angeles County’s child abuse hotline on a spring afternoon in 2019. She said her niece’s son, Noah Cuatro, was losing weight and had thinning hair. During…

Published: August 5, 2021

Supervisors vote to try child welfare ‘Blind Removal’ project

Racial disproportionality is widespread in child welfare, resulting in 57 percent of African-American children being removed from their families and being placed in foster care in New York. But N.Y….

Published: July 1, 2021

Jóvenes vencen la adversidad y se enfilan a la universidad

Un total de 396 jóvenes que han vivido experiencias dramáticas en sus vidas y que viven o vivieron en hogares de crianza se graduaron de la preparatoria y ya van…

Published: June 14, 2021

How donated luggage is helping out foster children in L.A. County

CANOGA PARK (KABC) — When you think of a suitcase, you think of a vacation, right? For foster children who sometimes go from one home to another and then another,…

Published: May 22, 2021

Thanks to Canoga Park’s H. Savinar Luggage, foster children travel with dignity

What kind of message does it send when too often children in the foster care system are given a trash bag to put their possessions in when it’s time to…

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