relative foster care
Blood Lines: Relatives Not Always the Best Caregivers for Foster Youth
Los Angeles’ child welfare system – like many others – has a relative caregiver program that takes effect when a child is removed from their home, notifying known relatives of the removal within a 30-day period and giving them preferential consideration for the placement of the child.
In Debut, Filmmaker Tells His Story of Success After Foster Care
From an early age, as Zimbabwe Davies played with his siblings in front of their house in the Ghost Town neighborhood of Oakland, Calif., he would often look up to see his mother in the doorway with her video camera rolling, jazz drifting from the stereo inside the house.