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Caregiver Advocacy Network (CAN)

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If you are a CAREGIVER for foster children or youth, this web site is for YOU!

CAN provides State leadership to help California counties:

  • Improve the quality of care foster child and youth receive in foster and kinship care
  • Enhance the recruitment and retention of foster families to increase the number of quality foster families willing to foster or adopt
  • Build statewide linkages with support services, training, and education for foster families
  • Enhance communications between caregiver and agency staff
  • Increase placement stability
  • Shorten the length of time to permanency for children and youth in out-of-home care

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Office of the Foster Care Ombudsman
Toll-free telephone: 1-877-846-1602
E-mail: fosterfamilyhelp@dss.ca.gov

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