Journalist Jennifer Shaw wrote an in-depth article featuring Children and Family Services, foster families and former foster youth in Contra Costa County.
CONCORD (KRON) — Contra Costa County is making major changes to its foster program, as officials are working to phase out group homes for foster children. Nineteen-year-old Justice Woods writes lyrics… Continue Reading KRON4: Contra Costa County to phase out group homes for foster children
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) — Next month, a new state law kicks in to phase out group homes for foster care. KPIX 5 spoke with a former foster child… Continue Reading New Law Set To End Group Homes As Foster Care Option
CONCORD — Contra Costa County has received funding to continue as one of four nationwide test sites for a program that aims to prevent domestic violence assaults from eventually resulting in domestic… Continue Reading Contra Costa County: Promising program fights deadly domestic violence
How Contra Costa County Cares For Its Seniors with In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) In-home care allows seniors to stay independent from California Health Report.
The Contra Costa Civil grand jury released a report not long ago that came as something of a surprise. It said the CalFresh program — the latest iteration of food… Continue Reading Contra Costa Families Shouldn’t Go Hungry/Tom Barnidge Column
Menbere Aklilu said she was alone, scared and nine months pregnant when she fled an abusive relationship. Her husband had beat her, verbally abused her and left a trail of… Continue Reading Contra Costa Times: West County Family Justice Center Opens
After more than a decade in the making, West Contra Costa County’s first permanent one-stop center to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other abuse held… Continue Reading Richmond Standard: West County Family Justice Center
Democrats Push Gov. Brown to Invest in CalWORKs Housing Support Program Budget negotiations are in full swing in Sacramento. We told you Wednesday about Gov. Jerry Brown’s fiscal prudence in… Continue Reading KQED: The CALIFORNIA Report
BRENTWOOD — Hold a job fair and they will come. And on Thursday they did: Job seekers converged on Brentwood by the hundreds to attend the East County Career Fair.… Continue Reading Contra Costa Times: East Contra Costa County Career Fair
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