Published: April 8, 2020

Disminuyen denuncias de abuso infantil y negligencia

Según el Departamento de Servicios de Niños y Familias del Condado de Los Ángeles, el personal escolar es el que suele reportar la mayoría de los casos de abuso infantil….

Published: April 6, 2020

Press Release: Department of Children and Family Services Calls on Community to be the Voice for Children Amid Coronavirus School Closures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shiara Davila-Morales DCFS Office of Public Affairs (213) 739-6448 On the heels of the announcement that students will remain out of school for the remainder of…

Published: March 25, 2020

Helping Families by the Numbers

One virtue of big data is that it can unlock patterns that bring important insights about helping vulnerable children and families. Numbers, it is said, do not lie. Jacquelyn McCroskey,…

Published: March 17, 2020

Statement from the Department of Children and Family Services on COVID-19

We recognize that this is a challenging time for the community right now and that many are fearful or anxious. Along with carrying out our responsibility to protect Los Angeles…

Published: March 13, 2020

Coronavirus – COVID 19 – Updates

DCFS leadership is working closely with health officials in LA County to address concerns and prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Although information is evolving quickly, please…


LA County Is Recruiting Latino Foster Parents

More than half of Los Angeles County’s 19,000 foster kids are Latino, but the number of Latino foster parents is under 2,000. This week an effort was launched to help…

Published: March 12, 2020

Madre de crianza comparte su historia de amor

Campaña de reclutamiento del condado de LA busca hogares latinos dispuestos a abrir su corazón a niños que necesitan una familia Por: Virginia Gaglianone Carla Baeza siempre quiso tener hijos….

Published: March 11, 2020

LA County Launches First Campaign Focused on Latino Foster Children

Los Angeles County has more than 19,000 children in foster care and half of them are Latino, according to the office of LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis. Los Angeles County…


Los Angeles County Launches New Campaign to Recruit More Latino Foster Parents for Thousands of Children in Need of Loving Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2020 For Information: Amara Suarez DCFS Public Affairs (213) 739-6448 More than 19,000 children are in foster care in Los Angeles County, over 50% are…

Published: March 3, 2020

Statement From the Department of Children and Family Services on “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” NETFLIX Documentary Series

“Los Angeles County, and specifically the Antelope Valley community, have lived with the awful tragedy of Gabriel Fernandez’s death for the last seven years. What happened to Gabriel was horrific…

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