5 Things to Know About Kinship Care during National Kinship Care Month
Monday, September 21, 2020 // by: Lilliput Families

Each year in September, we celebrate National Kinship Care Month. Kinship care, refers to caregiver grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, adult siblings and even family friends. In the United States, there are more than 2.7 million children living with relatives. In California alone, there are roughly 19,111 children in kinship care. Oftentimes, when a child enters foster care, child welfare agencies will first turn to that child’s relatives for placement. This is done in an attempt to help the child maintain important connections with his or her family.

How Many Kids are in The California Foster Care System?
Thursday, August 27, 2020 // by: Lilliput Families

According to the most recent federal data, there are currently more than 400,000 children in the foster care system in the United States. Out of that 400,000, there are more than 65,000 children in the California foster care system alone.

Lilliput Families Social Worker Spotlight - Rosie Solinas
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 // by: Lilliput Families

Rosie Solinas was recognized as the Lilliput Families Rookie of the Year, an award voted on by her peers. We sat down with her earlier this summer ... read the full story now.

5 Ways to Help Kids in Foster Care Without Becoming a Foster Parent
Thursday, July 16, 2020 // by: Lilliput Families

Becoming a Resource/Adoptive Parent isn’t for everyone, but we can all do something to help the more than 400,000+ children in the United States foster care system.

Governor Newsom’s $42 Million Investment Into Foster Care
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 // by: Lilliput Families

During Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California would be investing $42 million to protect the vulnerable younger Californians in the foster care system.