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
MARTINEZ, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD) has announced that its Aging and Adult Services (AAS) bureau has been awarded two grants… Continue Reading EHSD Aging & Adult Services Awarded $1.5 Million in Grants to Respond to Elder Abuse as Contra Costa County’s Aging Population Grows
EHSD is proud to announce key achievements of the Contra Costa County CalFresh Partnership. The CalFresh Partners’ mission is to increase CalFresh enrollment (formerly Food Stamps), improve food security, and… Continue Reading EHSD Announces CalFresh Partnership Achievements
(Martinez, CA) Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services and the Economic Opportunity Committee are seeking to fund programs that make a difference in the lives of the county’s economically… Continue Reading Contract Opportunities
Martinez, California. – When Jaileel graduated from John Swett High last year, he had never held a job. Today, he’s working at an event staffing company and he says he… Continue Reading Earn and Learn … Phillips 66 Investment Leads to Employment
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.