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Out Of The Closet, Onto the Street: Foster System a 'Pathway to Homelessness' For LGBT Youth

October 2, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

LGBT youth in the foster system are more likely than their straight peers to end up on the street. Sacramento County and other local agencies are putting out the call for safe and affirming homes.

Jae C. Hong / AP

State Government

Legislature Backs Bills to Support State's Foster Youth

August 26, 2016

California legislators are taking steps to help more foster youth. One bill would expand access to mental health services and another would help pregnant teens prepare for the birth of their child.

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Health Care

California Foster Children Overprescribed Psychotropic Drugs

August 24, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

California's state auditor says the state and counties have failed to adequately monitor the prescribing of psychotropic drugs in foster children.

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