In Marin County, the department of health and human services are looking for people willing to become foster parents, especially for teens transitioning into adulthood.
A Santa Cruz man who served as a court-appointed advocate for children in the foster care system in Santa Cruz County was arrested Friday on suspicion of child sex abuse, indecent exposure and possessing child pornography.
Sobering statistics about foster youth dropping out of school inspired this week’s Jefferson Award winner, a former teacher turned attorney, to take action.
Two young sisters reported missing after fleeing from a foster care home in San Jose Friday morning have been found safe, police said.
Blancho Brumfield has been responsible for investigating and reporting child abuse in Sacramento County since 2004. But according to state documents, she is accused of abusing some of our most vulnerable children herself.
An interview with Jill Jacobs of Family Builders on the state of California’s foster care system.
After decades of kicking foster children out of the system when they turn 18, California is phasing in a new law that will extend benefits until age 21.
Half of the homeless people in the Bay Area are former foster children, and most of the young prostitutes working in East Oakland used to be in foster care, according to experts.
In Part 2 of our weeklong cover series on foster care, KCBS’ Doug Sovern takes a look at the difficult process in finding the right home for foster children.
In this weeklong series, KCBS’ Doug Sovern takes a look at the foster care system in California. He starts out with a look at how a young woman has finally found some stability in Oakland.