Assistant Policy & Planning Director Devorah Levine’s opinion piece about domestic violence as a community issue appeared in the East Bay Times as a “My Word” commentary.
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) – Contra Costa County recently received $3.4 million from a federal grant to fund its Early Head Start program. But county officials say they still… Continue Reading KTVU Fox 2: Bittersweet victory for Contra Costa Co. Head Start program
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 CBS5: 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
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