California Ombudsman For Foster Care
Help Line 1-877-846-1602
The Office of the Foster Care Ombudsman ensures that the voice of foster children and youth is heard and act on their behalf.
The Alliance for Children’s Rights
3333 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90010
A law firm providing advocacy and representation for children and youth.
Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles
201 Centre Plaza Drive, Suite 7
Monterey Park, CA 91754-2175
Tel: (323) 980-7700 www.clcla.org
601 S. Ardmore Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 385-2977
Tel: (800) 870-8090 www.publiccounsel.org
California Department of Developmental Services www.dds.ca.gov/RC/Home.cfm
For information on Regional centers that are contract with the Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
TASK serves families of children aged birth to 22 years of age under IDEA and other systems mandated to provide services to individuals with disabilities. TASK provides advocacy information, workshops and information in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. (714) 533-8275 www.taskca.org
G.A.P. “Grandparents as Parents”
Support Group and Resources for Relative Caregivers.
The Whole Child (Formerly the Intercommunity Guidance Center)
The California Department of Social Services
For CA state updates and laws pertaining to Foster Care
Caregiver Advocacy Network (CAN)
Los Angeles County Department of Child & Family Services (DCFS)
Foster Care Hotline & Adoptions Assistance Hotline
Foster Care Recruitment Hotline/Adoptions
Foster Care Support Services
Child Protection Hotline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week