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Local Family Adopts Six Siblings00:31

VIDEO: Local Family Adopts Six Siblings

| 1:18 PM

Chesni and David began as foster parents over 20 years ago. But they wanted something a little more permanent, so they worked with the County of San Diego and adopted six biological siblings, bringing the family size to nine. If you are interested in adopting or becoming a foster family, please call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U.

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‘Gramping’ Event Tightens Family Bonds02:39

VIDEO: ‘Gramping’ Event Tightens Family Bonds

| 10:03 AM

It’s estimated that there may be 24,000 or more grandparents in San Diego County who are raising their grandchildren. And it’s easy for these grandparents to feel alone in their efforts. But the County is trying to change that.

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Trails Appreciation Day Empowers Disabled Kids02:31

VIDEO: Trails Appreciation Day Empowers Disabled Kids

| 10:25 AM

Being a wheelchair user can make exercise a challenge. But there are lots of ways to keep disabled children and young people active! The CCS Medical Therapy Program and County of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department recently partnered to sponsor a “Trails Accessibility Day” event to empower children with physical limitations and chronic health conditions to […]

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County Launches New Senior Care Rating System01:19

VIDEO: County Launches New Senior Care Rating System

| 4:45 PM

A new website allows residents to compare local residential care facilities so they can choose the one that best fits their aging family member.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone03:07

VIDEO: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone

| 2:00 PM

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 […]

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Foster Families Receive Computers for the Holidays01:23

VIDEO: Foster Families Receive Computers for the Holidays

| 3:22 PM

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 […]

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Summer Meals for Kids Launches at Waterfront Park01:37

VIDEO: Summer Meals for Kids Launches at Waterfront Park

| 2:39 PM

More than 125,000 lower-income children in San Diego County depend upon free or reduced-price meals during the school year. When school’s out for the summer, the summer meals program takes over to fill the nutrition gap.