The mission of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative is to prevent and end youth homelessness in the South Los Angeles region.

Policy Alert: Los Angeles County New Child Welfare Czar

The  Los Angeels County Board of Supervisors recently made a decision that will impact child welfare in L.A. County.    “On Monday, July 28, debate about the qualities and powers of a leader for Los Angeles County’s new Office of Child Protection dominated discussions for the “transition team” charged with leading the county’s child welfare reform efforts. […]

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2014 Community Planning Fact Sheet

Information and Meeting Documents On February 27, 2014, members of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative participated in small group discussions in which they were divided by their organization type.  We asked them to address two major questions: What services do you think homeless TAY need? What services do you provide? Below […]

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Covered California -Former Foster Care Qualify for Health Care

Children Now has launched Coveredtil26, a statewide outreach campaign to ensure all former foster youth living in California know they are eligible for free Medi-Cal coverage until age 26. Previously, former foster youth in CA lost their Medi-Cal coverage when they turned 21. Now, as a result of the Affordable Care Act, young adults who […]

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“Homeless But Not Hopeless” Presentation

“Homeless by Not Hopeless” Presentation to the Los Angeles County Children and Families Commission South LA TAY County Childrens Commision Presentation January 2014 Final On January 13, 2014, the Collaborative is presenting their perspective on the issues facing Homeless TAY and Foster Care  Youth in South L.A.  Attached is the presentation, in which we are […]

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Jovenes Releases “From the Fringes” Report Focused on Homeless TAY

We highly recommend that this report be read, which provides critical analysis on homeless youth in East L.A., Hollywood,  and South L.A.  Funded by Th California Endowment, Jovenes has documented important factors and characteristics of homeless TAY youth in these communities, who are primarily African-American and Latino. Based on their study, Jovenes made some recommendations: […]

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California Homeless Youth Project Videos

The California Homeless Youth Project focuses on issues directly related to youth homelessness in California. These series of videos remind us about the importance we need to place on youth homelessness.These videos show the active involvement of homeless and formerly homeless youth in developing solutions and recommendations that best address their needs across California. The […]

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Street Gangs Homeless Crack Addict Video

Posted and distributed three months ago, this interview reminds us the impact of long term homelessness on people and our society.  Street Gangs produced this video.

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