In 2015, California passed Legislation to close out group homes for foster children and place them in family-based settings instead.
Diane Partida, a resource family recruiter for foster care and adoption at Uplift Family Services in Sacramento, says research has shown that foster children fare better living in family settings.
“Unfortunately, there are never enough homes” says Partida. “There’re always more children than families. We get referrals daily for placements of children in foster family homes, but we never have enough families. That’s the case with all agencies across the board.” Read the articles here: