Useful Links

First 5 LA
Los Angeles Superior Court
Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services
Center for Social Services Research/Child Welfare Research Center
California Courts
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
National Association of Counsel for Children
Casey Family Programs
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
W.M. Keck Foundation
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Stuart Foundation
California Community Foundation
California Family Health Council, Inc.
Children’s Defense Fund
Los Angeles County Children’ Planning Council
Los Angeles Commission for Children, Youth, and Their Families
Los Angeles Education Coordinating Council
National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues
Foster Ed Connect
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children: County Resources
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Foster Youth Help (Foster Care Ombudsman)
California Youth Connection:
LA County Emancipation Program and Independent Living Services Website:
Domestic Violence Prevention
Teen Line – Teens Helping Teens:
Planned Parenthood:
Gay & Lesbian Services Project
: 323-993-7670
Teen/LA at Legal Aid of Los Angeles
: 323-980-3500
MTV Teen Sex Info
Family PACT
Emergency Contraception
: 888-NOT-2-LATE
County Health Department
: 800-339-6993 or 211 (24 hours)
LA Free Clinic/Teen Clinic: