As California Weathers the Pandemic, A Quiet Season for Child Welfare Bills
With the close of an abbreviated and narrowly focused legislative session amid the pandemic, some of the least fortunate and vulnerable Californians – those involved in child welfare cases – will receive only modest help in the coming year in the form of new legislation.
Gov. Newsom Rejects Bill to Protect Young Adults in Foster Care During Future Crises
California Budget Deal Extends Millions of Dollars in Aid for Aging-out Foster Youth
Thousands of young adults in the California foster care system will receive additional financial support and housing help as they struggle to survive the recession and the coronavirus pandemic, under a budget deal this week between lawmakers and Democratic Gov.
Bill to Prevent California Foster Youth From Aging Out During Pandemic Moves Forward
California legislation that would have permanently extended foster care payments and housing benefits to young adults through age 25 has now been scaled back to a short-term support plan triggered by a state of emergency such as the current coronavirus pandemic.