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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.
New L.A. County Pilot Program Targets Foster Youth Who Cycle Through Shelters
This month, Los Angeles County is rolling out a new approach to the longstanding issue of how to find homes for its most difficult to place foster youth. These are youth with a high level of mental health needs and behavioral issues who often cycle through multiple foster care placements and sometimes end up on the street.
Child Care Program Could Bridge Gap for Foster Families in California
California is finally one step closer to supporting foster parents – now referred to by the state as “resource families” – by addressing one of their top needs when stabilizing abused and neglected children: child care.