Children's System of Care

Foster youth service comes out on top in Placer County contract wrangle

  Placer County supervisors have sent a strong message to staff that they don’t want contracts terminated without justifiable cause. On Tuesday, the Board of Superviso ...

Plans for foster-youth program switch stirs Placer County controversy

  A program that is now helping 230 foster youths in Placer County make the transition into the adult world is moving toward changing contractors in midstream. The switch of ...

Placer supervisors proclaim April Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 26 to proclaim April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout the county. The proclamation approved by the boar ...

$10 million Children’s Emergency Shelter opens

After more than eight years of planning and a $10 million-plus investment, the Placer County Children's Emergency Shelter officially opened Thursday. With a little bit of fanfare ...