Public Safety
Former foster child Omar Passons, the director of Integrative Services for the County’s Health and Human Services Agency, spoke with and thanked new and potential foster families of teenagers in the criminal justice system.

Probation Department Shows Appreciation to Foster Families

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Parenting is always work and being a foster parent to a teenager who is on probation comes with its own challenges. The County wants parents stepping up to this responsibility to know they are not alone, and the County has resources to help. That was the resounding message at a recent parent appreciation and recruitment dinner hosted by the San Diego County Probation Department.

Families
Free Computers Given to Foster Families01:36

VIDEO: Free Computers Given to Foster Families

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Some San Diego County foster families got a little help bridging the digital divide. The County and the San Diego Futures Foundation teamed up to distribute computers to 150 foster families. Computer access is common, but it hasn’t reached all homes. Supervisor Greg Cox helped pass out the computers during the annual giveaway event. The computers […]

Families
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone03:07

VIDEO: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone

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In San Diego County, there are over 24,000 grandparents raising grandchildren and hundreds more relative caregivers. Often times, these caregivers have changed their plans for retirement and relaxation to step in to care for a relative. The support of these grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members is a crucial element in creating a loving […]

Families
Foster Families Receive Computers for the Holidays01:23

VIDEO: Foster Families Receive Computers for the Holidays

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The County of San Diego and the San Diego Futures Foundation distributed approximately 200 refurbished computers to local foster families as part of the Computers for Foster Families Program. The Computers for Foster Families Program supports foster families by increasing computer and internet access for some of the region’s most vulnerable children. The County Board […]