Find Los Angeles County California child, youth, and family services. Child, youth, and family services provide support in all aspects of child and family welfare, including social services, abuse services, and protection services.
Hawthorne Department of Children & Family Services 11539 Hawthorne Boulevard Hawthorne CA 90250 310-263-2104
Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 4060 Watson Plaza Drive Lakewood CA 90712 562-497-3500
Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 20151 Nordhoff Street Los Angeles CA 91311 818-717-4009
Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 9320 Telstar Avenue El Monte CA 91731 626-569-6806
Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 10355 Slusher Drive Santa Fe Springs CA 90670 562-903-5000
Depending on the state and locality, various programs are often available to assist families in paying for childcare services. Eligibility for these programs is often income-based. In some cases, childcare may be guaranteed if the parent is meeting job participation or job training requirements as part of a public assistance program.What is adult abuse?
Adult abuse is mistreatment, neglect, or financial exploitation of an adult who has a physical or mental impairment that makes them vulnerable. Child, Youth, and Family Services may intervene in situations of adult abuse by providing mental and physical assessments, securing alternative living arrangements, and coordinating with law enforcement.What is the process for becoming a foster parent or foster family?
The process for becoming a foster parent or foster family can be lengthy and complicated. Multiple background checks are required, including FBI and state police criminal background checks and clearance through the state registry for child abuse and neglect. A home study must be completed, interviews of household members conducted and multiple references checked. Foster parents are also required to participate in training prior to fostering and on an ongoing basis.