Since the introduction of “shelter in place” measures here and around the country, child welfare systems have reported a significant decline in child abuse reports. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times noted the trend here in Los Angeles…Read More
Editor’s Note: November is National Adoption Month. In honor of the month, and of those parents who decide to take the transformative step to adopt a child, this week’s blog post centers on our Bienvenidos Foster Care and Adoption program….Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO Recently I learned that one of our female residents reported her intent to harm herself. As they discussed her feelings and what was causing her to feel so desperate, staff agreed that…Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO A recent article in the Press-Telegram reporting the grand jury investigation of a number of school districts’ use of funds intended to benefit youth in foster care was an eye opener, pointing…Read More
When we measure success for our clients, we assess to what degree they have achieved a level of independence that would allow them to function well unencumbered by the issues that brought them into care in the first place. However,…Read More
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