Published: May 6, 2024

Hotline to Help Care for Foster Youth in Crisis Slated to be Cut from California Budget

At the height of the pandemic, Ed Center and his husband’s 10-year-old adoptive son Hoku had been inside for days, sullen and addicted to YouTube. Hours-long tantrums followed requests to…

Published: May 1, 2024

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Kym Renner and youth in foster care speak with KTLA 5 for RaiseAChild

DCFS Deputy Director Kym Renner joined KTLA 5 News anchors Lu Parker and Glenn Walker to talk about finding permanent homes for youth in foster care such as Woodrow, 13….

Published: December 15, 2023

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Holiday Party for Foster Youth

Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted the annual DCFS Holiday Party at Magic Mountain.

Published: December 14, 2023

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500 lives changed in the spirit of Christmas and thrill

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal Through the partnership of Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Six Flags Magic Mountain, ABC7’s Spark of Love and the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Irene and 500…

Published: November 22, 2023

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Published: November 15, 2023

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Quinceañeras del sistema de crianza temporal celebran en grande su cumpleaños: “Me sentí muy feliz”

Seis jóvenes del sistema de crianza temporal en Los Ángeles vieron su sueño hecho realidad tras celebrar en grande sus quince años, vestidas como unas princesas derramando alegría y mucho…

Published: September 29, 2023

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A Dream Fulfilled for 6 Quinceañeras

Girls in the Los Angeles County Foster Care System have the chance to honor their Hispanic roots with a magical Quinceañera.

Published: September 15, 2023

Quinceañera Celebration for Youth in Foster care

KCAL News highlights the 9th Annual DCFS Quinceañera honoring six Latinx youth. Watch News Segment

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Foster youth shine from within

Watch this segment which highlights a 5-week course run by the Department of Children and Family Services that helps young women in the foster care system develop life skills and…

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Festejan a quinceañeras en hogares de crianza en LA

El reflejo de la esperanza de una mejor vida se dibujó en el rostro de seis chicas latinas que sufrieron algún tipo de trauma durante su niñez o adolescencia, pero…

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