Children in San Diego County’s foster care system were sexually abused, physically abused and suffered from some form of neglect.
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County Office of Education Providing Hot Spots to Students Who Have no Internet Access
With thousands of students in San Diego County doing distance learning during the pandemic, the digital divide has never been more apparent. According to the San Diego County Office of Education, ...
‘I thought no one cared’: For Stockton man, CASA couple came to the rescue
STOCKTON – Zachary Cobarubbias has more going for him now than he imagined possible. The 20-year-old earned a high school diploma from Bear Creek High School and attends welding classes at San ...
State suspends placement of foster kids at troubled center in San Antonio
The Whataburger Center, designed to be a safe place for ‘high need’ children, is under review by state officials.
San Diego’s children need more heroes, exceptional families able to open their hearts and their homes
That’s where resource families step up to provide stability, love and support so these kids can heal. Sponsored by County of San Diego HHSA.
Former 'Foster Youth' goes on a free Shopping Spree
Before most young adults move into their first apartment they go shopping with their parents, but for many of those who grew up in foster care ... of 1965 | Part 2 San Diego County top stories ...
Call for better protections after San Diego County social worker dies from COVID-19
SAN DIEGO COUNTY ... She was a foster parent herself and advocated for children. Social workers say during this time they can’t follow up with child abuse tips online, they need to do in ...
New federal data: fewer kids in US foster care system
The peak was 524,000 children in foster care in 2002. The number dropped steadily to about 396,000 in 2012 before rising again as the opioid epidemic and other forms of drug abuse began to worsen ...
Who Is Most At Risk And Warning Signs For Spotting Child Sex Trafficking
“STOLEN” is a year-long NBC 7 investigation into the sex trafficking and exploitation of children ... to San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan. “The foster care system is at ...
San Diego public schools can provide in-person enrichment and therapy to students, officials say
Meanwhile students with the highest needs — including homeless youth, foster ... to the San Diego County Office of Education. Some school districts are offering child care but are charging ...
Opinion: The Public Needs COVID-19 Data on San Diego County’s Foster Care System
This past week I was saddened to learn of the death of county social worker ... what we see in the numbers. San Diego’s foster care system is large, with 2,800 children. And like the pandemic ...