Promoting the Well-being of Children in Foster Care

California Alliance of Caregivers (CAC) represents the voices of relative and non-relative caregivers (resource families) to promote the well-being of children in foster care.

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Mission

California Alliance of Caregivers (CAC) represents the voices of relative and non-relative caregivers (resource families) to promote the well-being of children in foster care.

Core Activities

  • Caregiver engagement in statewide child welfare advocacy
  • Supporting statewide child welfare advocates
  • Local foster parent organization empowerment
  • Coalition building
  • Statewide policymaker education on issues of children in foster care
Latest Updates
Child Care Bridge Would Help Recruit & Retain Foster Homes

May 2, 2017

Published in The Sacramento Bee May 1, 2017 by Jennifer Rexroad, Executive Director, CAC California is in dire need of more foster homes. In Los Angeles County, the number of foster homes decreased from more than 8,000 in 2005 to fewer than 4,000 in 2015; and the need for new foster homes is...

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California Needs Caregiver Advocates

August 17, 2016

The most significant piece of child welfare legislation this decade is AB 403 (Stone) Foster Youth: Continuum of Care Reform. This comprehensive reform effort will have enormous effects on the children in our child welfare system. Implementation is underway as advocates and the Department of Social...

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