Category Archives: Foster Care

Understanding the Child Welfare System in California: A Primer for Service Providers and Policymakers

Understanding the Child Welfare System in California: A Primer for Service Providers and Policymakers (2nd edition) is one in a series of primers offered to assist practitioners and policy leaders in advancing their basic knowledge of complex social service systems. … Continue reading

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YLC Moves Foster Care Recommendations

Alice Bussiere, Staff Attorney, Youth Law Center offers this update on the foster care recommendations she presented at the Working Families Policy Summit: The Youth Law Center is: Co-sponsoring AB 12, which will extend foster care benefits to youth after … Continue reading

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California Fostering Connections Updates on AB 12

Amy Lemley, Policy Director of the John Burton Foundation, updates: Since the Summit, AB 12 passed successfully out of the Assembly Human Services Committee on April 14th. It now moves onto the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Additionally, Professor Mark Courtney released … Continue reading

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