parenting foster youth
California Bill to Increase Support for Pregnant Foster Youth Reaches Governor’s Desk
Whether to increase financial support for prenatal care and other needs of pregnant foster youth is in California Governor Jerry Brown’s hands, now that Assembly Bill (AB) 1838 has passed in both the Senate and Assembly.
California Budget Expands Support for Foster Youth with Children or in College
The new California state budget signed into law this week by Gov. Jerry Brown includes a pair of measures that advocates hope will support foster youth pursuing higher education and help parenting foster youth succeed.
Thank You, Foster Parents!
For the better part of five decades, I have worked with foster parents, which California has now re-branded as resource parents. These extraordinary, unique individuals have certainly left an indelible, positive imprint on my life.
California Bill Says Children of Teens in Foster Care Not Presumed At-Risk of Abuse
By Xueting Guo While there is clear evidence that children born to mothers with experience in the foster care system are at heightened risk to enter the system themselves, a new bill in California would preclude social workers from using a pregnant or parenting foster youth’s foster care records when determining whether or not to remove his or her child.