Useful Links

First 5 LA 
www.first5la.org
Los Angeles Superior Court 
www.lasuperiorcourt.org
Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services http://dcfs.co.la.ca.us
Center for Social Services Research/Child Welfare Research Center 
http://cssr.berkeley.edu/CWSCMSReports
California Courts www.courts.ca.gov/
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 
www.ncjfcj.org
National Association of Counsel for Children 
www.naccchildlaw.org
Casey Family Programs 
www.casey.org
Annie E. Casey Foundation 
www.aecf.org
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation 
www.hiltonfoundation.org
W.M. Keck Foundation
 www.wmkeck.org
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation 
www.rmpf.org
Stuart Foundation 
www.stuartfoundation.org
California Community Foundation
 www.calfund.org
California Family Health Council, Inc.
 www.cfhc.org
Children’s Defense Fund 
www.childrensdefense.org
Los Angeles County Children’ Planning Council
 www.childpc.org
Los Angeles Commission for Children, Youth, and Their Families 
www.ccyf.org
Los Angeles Education Coordinating Council
 www.educationcoordinatingcouncil.org
National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues 
www.abanet.org/child/home2.html
Foster Ed Connect
 www.fosteredconnect.org
 
Resources for Youth
 
Fostering Connections to Success Act (AB 12/212) Useful Links
  • Federal Fostering Connections Resource Center: A collection of information and resources related to furthering the implementation of the Fostering Connections law.  http://www.fosteringconnections.org/
  • California Fostering Connections: A collection of material and information relating to the implementation of the California Fostering Connections to Success Act (AB 12/212), including legislative history, previous training material, updated ALL County Letters regarding extended foster care, as well as general information on the state implementation process of AB 12/212.  http://www.cafosteringconnections.org/
  • After 18: Your Future, Your Choice: A youth friendly link that includes links to a Facebook page about the CA Fostering Connections to Success Act, as well as information material designed to assist youth in learning more about this new law. http://www.after18ca.org/
  • CalSWEC AB 12 Training Material: Regional Training Academy Coordination Center that contains training resources that have been developed to
    support implementation of the California Fostering Connections to Success Act.http://calswec.berkeley.edu/CalSWEC/OtherTraining_AB12.html
         
     
Foster Youth Help (Foster Care Ombudsman)
: www.fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov
California Youth Connection: 
www.calyouthconn.org
LA County Emancipation Program and Independent Living Services Website: 
www.ilponline.org
Domestic Violence Prevention
: www.breakthecycle.org
Teen Line – Teens Helping Teens: 
www.teenlineonline.org
Planned Parenthood: 
www.plannedparenthood.org
Gay & Lesbian Services Project
: 323-993-7670
Teen/LA at Legal Aid of Los Angeles
: 323-980-3500
MTV Teen Sex Info
: www.itsyoursexlife.com
Family PACT
: www.familypact.org
Emergency Contraception
: 888-NOT-2-LATE
, www.not-2-late.com
County Health Department
: 800-339-6993 or 211 (24 hours)
LA Free Clinic/Teen Clinic: 
323-337-1775