Office of Child Protection (OCP)
Los Angeles Looks to Expand Program to Get High-Needs Foster Youth Out of Shelters and Into Homes
Jacqueline* was 13 when she first entered the Los Angeles foster care system in March 2015. She had severe mental health issues, and her mother couldn’t give her the high-level care she needed at home.
L.A. Police Failed to Investigate 4,000 Serious Child Abuse Reports in 2018 and 2019
The first recorded sign of trouble in the brief life of Noah Cuatro came before he was even born. In August 2014, when his mother was nine months pregnant with Noah, she allegedly threw her baby sister, fracturing the 10-month-old’s skull in two places.
L.A. County Targets Poor Outcomes of Older Foster Youth
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors endorsed a plan calling for the county’s chief executive office and the Office of Child Protection to create a comprehensive county-wide strategy to address the needs of transition-age foster youth.
Four Finalists Vie for LA’s Office of Child Protection
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is now considering four finalists for the position of Executive Director of the Office of Child Protection (OCP), according to District 3 Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.