Parents in Partnership: We've Been Where You Are.
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Department of Children and Family Services.
Information Packet or Sheet
Los Angeles County (Calif.) Department of Children and Family Services
425 Shatto Place
Los Angeles, CA 90020
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Intended for parents, this brief describes how the Parents in Partnership program in Los Angeles County, California, can assist parents and families coming into contact with the Department of Children and Family Services. Services include: lobby and community outreach, a warm telephone line to assist parents, parent orientations, parent support groups, Family Team Meetings support, and peer-to-peer support services provided by Parent Partners. It notes that parents who participant in the parent orientation are 30% more likely to regain custody of their children in 1 year or less compared to those who do not participant. A list of contact telephone numbers is provided.
CHILD WELFARE SERVICES; FAMILY REUNIFICATION; CHILD ABUSE; CHILD NEGLECT; OUT OF HOME CARE; MENTORS; PARENTING SKILLS; PARENT EDUCATION; CHILD REARING; CALIFORNIA; parent support groups