Child and family services

Thousands To Join LA County Social Workers' StrikeA spokesman with the Service Employees International Union Local 721 said up to 10,000 Department of Public Social Services workers will join the strike Monday morning.
Couple Charged In Beating Death Of Palmdale Boy Appear In CourtA Palmdale couple accused of beating the woman's 8-year-old son to death appeared before a judge for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday.
Blue Ribbon Commission Determined To Fix Problems Plaguing DCFS At First MeetingThe panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.
DCFS Details Prior Allegations Of Abuse In Case Of Deceased 8-Year-Old Palmdale BoyGabriel Fernandez had suffered a skull fracture, several broken ribs and severe burn marks over various spots of his body before he was hospitalized last month, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.
DCFS Director Says He Needs A Lot More Social Workers Gabriel Fernandez died after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County DCFS.
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