Published: November 7, 2019

Fostering dreams in crisp blue and white

Making a difference is what motivates Tywon White. He overcame a troubled childhood to reach his goal of becoming an LAPD officer with help from the foster care system and…


DCFS Wins Gold Eagle Award for ‘Moving Families from the Hotline to a Helpline’ Project

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has received the prestigious Gold Eagle Award at the Annual Productivity and Quality Awards Ceremony for their “Moving Families from…


For a Longtime Host of Wednesday’s Child, A Personal Tie to Adoption

At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, television newscaster Christine Devine and her team at KTTV 11 was recognized for the 25th anniversary of Wednesday’s Child,…


The Official Launch of Invest LA

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) launched its Invest LA initiative on October 28, 2019 to resounding success! DCFS brought together more than 200 stakeholders…

Published: September 27, 2019

Casey Family Programs Report: Real-Time Information Sharing Between Child Protection and Law Enforcement

Casey Family Programs developed the attached strategy brief on real-time information sharing between child protection and law enforcement. Both child protective services and law enforcement have critical data about families,…

Published: September 11, 2019

DCFS to Unveil new Compton-Carson Regional Office

  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will join with Los Angeles County leaders, including Department of Children and Family Services Director Bobby D. Cagle, Department of Public Health Director Dr. Gloria Ferrer…

Published: September 10, 2019

The Day I Picked My Parents – Premiering on A&E

  The Day I Picked My Parents is a documentary series that follows Los Angeles County foster children who are part of a program operated by the nonprofit organization Kidsave…

Published: August 5, 2019

Foster Youth Job Shadow Day

Los Angeles County foster youth shadow County Board of Supervisors and County managers for an inside look at governance and new job opportunities Los Angeles County sponsored “Foster Youth Job…

Published: July 28, 2019

5th Annual Foster Youth Quinceañera

Ten lucky Latina foster youth were treated to a once in a lifetime Quinceañera—a fairy tale come true celebration Ten Latina foster youth were the guests of honor Sunday, July…

Published: June 25, 2019

Foster Youth Graduation

Inspirational Foster Youth Who Achieve Academic Success Took Center Stage at 31st Annual “Celebration 2019” Graduation Ceremony Approximately 170 college-bound young adults, many of them the first in their families…

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