NBC Bay Area ran a story by reporter Gillian Edevane about the rise of elder abuse cases in Contra Costa County, including quotes from EHSD Director Kathy Gallagher and Aging… Continue Reading NBCBayArea.com: Elder Abuse Cases Skyrocket in Contra Costa County
Coverage of the student intern program in EHSD’s Community Services Bureau ran in the Martinez News-Gazette .
A new recruiting effort aims to enlarge the pool of foster parents across California. For more information about how to become a foster parent, visit the Foster Care & Licensing… Continue Reading California Boosts Foster Homes To Replace Group Housing
MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU) – This holiday season, while many people prepare to celebrate with trees, lights, presents and time with family, it can be a difficult time for foster care… Continue Reading KTVU: New California Law creates more need for foster care families
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… Continue Reading Contra Costa County officials working to phase out group homes for foster children
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
MARTINEZ, Calif. (September 15, 2016) – The Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD) has announced that a team led by the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa… Continue Reading The White House Invites Contra Costa County Customer Centered Design Team to Present Project to Improve Access to Resources for Inmates upon Release