Published: December 6, 2019

A homecoming where wishes come true

Home for the holidays took on a special meaning for 236 local kids who were officially adopted on the 20th anniversary of National Adoption Day, where courts around the country…

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Corte de LA otorga la custodia legal de 232 menores durante el Día Nacional de la Adopción

Por: Jorge Luis Macías / Especial para La Opinión | 24 de Noviembre 2019 Zelali, Zyara, Zyada, Zachaeus, Zerenity, Zavier y Zethal son los siete pequeños, de entre 4 y…

Published: December 2, 2019

Los Angeles Partnership Aims to Give All Foster Youth Work Experience Before Exiting Care

Over the next month, Los Angeles County will roll out an electronic system that supporters say will make it easier for youth in foster care to enroll in programs in…

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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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