Department of Public Social Services
Clearing a Road to Permanency and Stability for L.A. County Foster Youth
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is slated to consider two motions to improve permanency and food security among transition-age foster youth. Tomorrow’s proposed initiatives are the latest in a series of motions focused on improving outcomes for foster youth as they age out of L.A.
Los Angeles to Increase Oversight of Motels to Prevent Child Sex Trafficking
Los Angeles County officials are ramping up efforts to curb child sex trafficking by increasing county oversight of certain hotels and motels. These budget facilities provide emergency shelter under the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) General Relief Emergency Housing program, but are often used by traffickers and their customers.