In our previous blog we started off by telling you all the good that can come from being a foster parent. That good is not only for the child, but… Continue Reading What Is Foster Care? A FAQ For Potential Foster Parents
If you’re here to learn about foster care, we’d like to say thank you for stopping by. Being involved in foster care is an incredibly rewarding experience, one that just… Continue Reading An Introduction to Contra Costa County’s Foster Care
East Bay Employers Learn Benefits Of Hiring Former Inmates The Fair Chance Summit in Contra Costa County helps employers connect with qualified job-seekers who are former inmates turning their lives… Continue Reading CBS 5 – Fair Chance Employer Summit
CBS 5 coverage included the Contra Costa Alliance to End Abuse. Caylin Patterson provided comment about human trafficking in Contra Costa County in relation to the high-profile story “My Family’s… Continue Reading CBS 5: Bay Area Woman Remembers Modern-Day Slave
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