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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Caring For Black Children’s Hair

September 13, 2021

Research shows that when children need out of home care due to abuse and neglect, they do best in the homes of relatives or friends. If that is not possible, it is best that children remain in their community, and with a family of their same cultural background. This is not always possible due to th...

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Social Security Benefits for Children and Youth in Foster Care

July 20, 2021

The Marshall Project recently published a compelling article Foster Care Agencies Take Thousands of Dollars Owed to Kids that led to a resurgence of discussion around the ongoing issue of how children and youth in foster care receive the social security benefits they are entitled to. The Child Welfa...

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Supporting LGBTQ Youth

June 8, 2021

June is National Pride Month. As resource families, we have a unique role in ensuring that LGBTQ youth in foster care receive the respect and care they need to heal and thrive. LGBTQ youth are even more vulnerable than non-LGBTQ youth in foster care. Alarming statistics from the Children's Partnersh...

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