Santa Clara Co. Launches Nation’s First Universal Basic Income For Young Adults Who Were In Foster CareThe Universal Basic Income program for young adults transitioning out of foster care provides a monthly stipend of $1,000 for a year to former foster youth ages 24 and over who are too old to receive foster assistance.
Santa Clara County Approves Monthly $1,000 Payments For Youth Transitioning Out Of Foster CareThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week approved $900,000 in funding for a pilot program believed to be the first of its kind in the country that will provide basic income to youths transitioning out of the foster care system.
Father-Son Duo Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Foster ChildrenA father and son were arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually abusing several children under their foster care, according to the Antioch Police Department.
Missing Stockton Siblings Found In El Cerrito MotelFive siblings who ran away from their temporary foster home in Stockton over the weekend have been found safe in an El Cerrito hotel, authorities announced early Wednesday morning.
Siblings Who Ran Away From Stockton Foster Home Could Be On Way To Bay AreaThe search continues for five siblings who ran away from their temporary foster home over the weekend and haven’t been seen for days.
Weak Law Enforcement Leaves Foster Children At RiskFoster homes are supposed to provide temporary safe living arrangements for children who can't stay safely with their own parents but often the children end up at even more risk.
New Law Set To End Group Homes As Foster Care OptionNext month, a new state law kicks in to phase out group homes for foster care. KPIX 5 spoke with a former foster child who is hopeful the law will create a more family-like atmosphere for foster kids, especially during the holidays.
State Senators Stall Bill Funding More Benefits For Foster Kids Transitioning To AdulthoodCalifornia's State Senate Appropriations Committee has shelved a bill to give certain foster children critical help in making the transition to adulthood.
Santa Clara County To Provide 500 Summer Jobs For At-Risk, Low-Income YouthUp to 500 paid internships and jobs will be available this summer to at-risk and low-income youth in Santa Clara County, county officials said.
Jefferson Award Winner Comforts Foster Children With Handmade GiftsQuilting started as a hobby for a retired San Francisco woman, but in just a few years, it's become the center of a whole network of community giving.
KCBS Animal Update: Foster Care For Kittens Is it kitten season at the animal shelter? Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says judging by the bags under her eyes that yes, it is.
Marin County Needs Foster Parents Over Christmas Break 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.
Santa Cruz Court-Appointed Youth Advocate Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Sex AbuseA 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.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps East Bay Foster Youth Achieve MoreSobering statistics about foster youth dropping out of school inspired this week's Jefferson Award winner, a former teacher turned attorney, to take action.
Sisters Found After Running Away From San Jose Foster HomeTwo young sisters reported missing after fleeing from a foster care home in San Jose Friday morning have been found safe, police said.