After Veto, California’s Crisis Hotline for Foster Youth is Back in Play
A plan to establish a statewide 24/7 crisis hotline and mobile response system for California foster youth and caregivers has been given new life in the state legislature’s new budget after former Gov.
Streamlined Foster Family Approval Process Could Leave Relative Caregivers Behind
California’s new Resource Family Approval Program (RFA) may produce more qualified foster families, but it may also discourage relatives from stepping up to foster their grandchildren or other kin. RFA merges the varying standards by which relative and non-relative families are approved to foster and adopt children in California’s child welfare system.