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: April 15, 2021

Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen Spectrum News 1

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle joins Alex Cohen to discuss the strain that the pandemic has had on the foster care system and how the Department of Children and Family Services…

Published: March 17, 2021

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DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News March 16, 2021

Listen to DCFS Director Bobby Cagle provide an update Child Protection Hotline trends and lessons learned during the pandemic. Watch him also deliver a special message to his staff in…

Published: March 12, 2021

KQED-FM Radio Segment

Journalist Deepa Fernandes offers a look inside the Los Angeles County Child Protection Hotline and pandemic-related challenges faced by families. Listen

Published: February 26, 2021

Deaths from COVID-19 Shake Up Colleagues in Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency

Like many families served by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, Margie Roman — a longtime employee of the child welfare agency — stepped up to raise her…

Published: February 17, 2021

App Helps LA County Social Workers Help Foster Kids in School During Pandemic

During the pandemic LA County launched a new app to help monitor foster kids in school and make sure they’re getting their education. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News…

Published: January 15, 2021

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DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News January 15, 2021

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle discuss the strain that the pandemic has had on the foster care system, including the need for resource family homes for older youth, the roll-out…

Published: November 13, 2020

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DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News November 13, 2020

Watch DCFS Director Bobby Cagle discuss some of the emerging effects of the pandemic, including the steady rise in number of DCFS supervised children and the added strain to working…

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