Foster Family Agencies
The Price of a Placement: Recruiting Foster Families in San Francisco’s Million-Dollar Market
As the city’s economy booms, foster-parent recruitment in San Francisco lags, creating financial and demographic barriers to finding foster parents for the city’s most vulnerable children.
Out of County, CA: L.A. Kids Head East to Mrs. J’s House
Los Angeles County’s aim to place foster children in homes within their own communities is often thwarted by the stark reality that those communities lack sufficient foster beds. Economics make it so that many times the only suitable placement for an L.A. youth...
Calif. Budget Battle Threatens Education of Vulnerable Children
As Friday’s constitutional deadline for a California state budget looms, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Administration is at a loggerheads with advocates about the future of mandates supporting the educational success of vulnerable children.