It’s here – CLC’s annual Back-to-School Drive is underway! Learn how you can support children in foster care thrive in school. Check out the highlights from the past month, including an attorney spotlight on Brenda Robinson and a budget update in our latest newsletter.Read More →
Get to know the lawyers, specialists, and support staff behind CLC and why we fight for foster youth in California.
We provide an unparalleled level of expertise in and out of the courtroom. Learn more about what we do.
Who We Represent
We fight for kids that come under the protection of the juvenile dependency court systems we serve.
You can help children in California, too. See how you can get involved in our mission.
Committed to Excellence in Advocacy
We fight to ensure the well being and future success of our clients through a multi-disciplinary, independent and informed approach to advocacy. A powerful voice for foster youth fighting for family reunification, permanence, educational opportunity, health and mental health services, self-sufficiency and overall well-being, we're working toward local, statewide and national policy change and child welfare system reform.See Our Approach
Legal Services for Children
We want all of California's children to have the support they need to succeed. Children's Law Center represents all of the 30,000 children under our jurisdiction. Our attorneys appear on behalf of children in day-to-day dependency proceedings, and we represent them in a host of related hearings that seek to ensure the well being and future success of each child.Learn More
Check out our resources for attorneys and foster youth. Use them to take full advantage of your legal rights and opportunities that should be available to foster youth.Get Resourceful
Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re Z.O., In re M.E., In re M.B., In re E.V., In re M.G., and In re M.M.Read More →
California leadership has once again demonstrated its strong commitment to children and families involved in the child welfare system!Read More →