New York City is Building Apps to Certify Foster Parents and Help Youth in Crisis
New York City is hoping that development of better application technology can help the child welfare system quickly certify foster parents, allow those parents to communicate with each other, and provide round-the-clock assistance to foster youths.
Report: Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency has a Communication Problem
The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has a communication problem, and a bad reputation for working with foster families, according to a new report released by Mercury Public Affairs.
California OKs Free and Cheap Cell Phone Options for Low-income, Foster Youths
The California Public Utilities Commission has signed off on expanding the state’s emergency phone plan to include wireless devices. It is a move that will provide access to cell phones for many low-income young adults, including current and former foster youths.