About Us

With more than a century of experience, Children’s Bureau is a trusted nonprofit leader in strengthening vulnerable children, their parents and the communities in which they live. We thrive on innovation, thinking differently and bringing life-changing moments to those in need.

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Success Stories

Matthew’s Story

Matthew is a teenager who was receiving treatment through Children’s Bureau’s mental health program. The program aims to help young adults and children manage their mental health needs and persevere through the extremely emotional time of childhood and adolescence. While Matthew was successful in completing his treatment goals, he struggled with completing schoolwork and did ...

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Meet the Goolsby-Kerrigan Family

Kristina and Maeve were excited to start their journey as parents and be a resource to a child in need. They quickly learned the beauty and struggles of parenthood when they foster-adopted a beautiful baby girl named Coco. And although they had to adjust to their new life, parenthood was better than anything they ever ...

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Meet Francesco and Rick

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Meet Marta

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Meet The Biener Marquard Family

The foster-adoption journey of the Biener Marquardt family not only spans many years, but many miles, as well. The couple embarked on their journey in Chicago with hopes of adopting an infant, but it wasn’t until they relocated to Los Angeles and found Children’s Bureau that they were able to realize their dreams of becoming resource parents. Read the......

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Meet Diana

Diana had been a victim of domestic violence and was struggling with addiction when she was referred to the Children’s Bureau Family Stabilization Program. She entered rehab during this time and, once completing the program, she and her two teenaged children entered a domestic violence shelter where they stayed for two months receiving counseling services. When Diana and her......

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Meet Our Leadership Team

Annual Report and Financial Information

Learn how Children’s Bureau helped 40,000 children and their families in 2018. Read success stories from families whose lives have been changed by their experiences at Children’s Bureau. Proudly, 87% of funding goes directly toward programs and services that provide vulnerable children and their parents with the tools, resources and support they need to thrive and succeed.

Current Financial Information: Financial Statements and Form 990

**Audited financial statements available upon request by calling 213.342.0100 ext. 1269.

Facts and Figures
2019 Creating Parenthood Childhood Neighborhood Together
2019 Creating Parenthood Childhood Neighborhood Together
2018 Expression of Care
2018 Expression of Care
2017 Our Momentum Begins with You
2017 Our Momentum Begins with You
2016 What You Do Matters
2016 What You Do Matters
2015 Share of Abundance
2015 Share of Abundance
FY17 CBSC Form 990
FY17 CBSC Form 990