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.

After the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors signed off on the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission in June, it authorized a transition team to guide the creation of a new Office of Child Protection and prioritize the implementation of the commission’s recommendations. The team is expected to make monthly presentations to the Board of Supervisors about its progress, including its first report next Tuesday, August 5…”  Visit the Chronicle for Social Change for more information and the full article.

Stay informed about what is going on in L.A. County as it relates to child welfare by visiting the L.A. County Blue Ribbon Commission website .  You can download their report released in April 2014 outlining their key recommendations.

 

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