ADVOCACY! At the promoting our of Board of Directors, our Year 22 was all about Jim increasing his involvement at the state and national level, advocating for change for not only our local children, youth and families but for our industry as a whole.
FCNI at a Glance
Number of Programs
Children, Youth and Families Served
State of the State
Close to 32,000 children in California were removed from their homes because the court deemed that removal and intervention services were necessary before the child could safely return home.
Decline in Foster Families
California sees another year of declines in Foster family homes, especially in some of its largest counties.
Foster Care Funding Cut
The State had not adjusted its child welfare services payments for the increased cost of living since the 2001/02 budget year, and in 2009/10, payments for certain types of foster care were cut by 10%.