Our Stand Against Racism

There is not a more relevant time than now for Children’s Bureau of Southern California to make this declaration: Racism is detrimental to helping all children thrive in strong families and communities. We call upon

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Why Fatherhood Engagement Matters

When it comes to the growth and development of young children, fatherhood engagement is an incredibly important influencer. In fact, research has shown that children benefit directly from the involvement of a father figure

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The Importance of Reading to Your Children

Dad reading to his children

It’s undeniable that a child’s reading skills are important to their success in school, work, and life in general. And it is very possible to help ensure your child’s success by reading to them

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The Benefits of Adopting a Child

Little Girl

When it comes to adopting a child, it’s hard to put into words what you will gain from making this decision. Every parent is unique, and the benefits will vary from family to family.

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What You Need to Know About the Adoption Process

Parent Holds the Hand of a Small Child

If you are considering adoption, congratulations! You’ve made a wonderful decision and are about to embark on an exciting path. However, the adoption journey can prove a difficult one to navigate if you don’t

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Thanks to our partner, Soccerloco

soccerloco Players

A few weeks ago, the kids at the Children’s Bureau Preschool were blessed with a special present from one of our generous partners. soccerloco surprised the children with boxes full of soccer balls during

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Investing in the Early Years

With all the candidates who are hoping to become our next President, here is what I have heard, or more importantly, here is what I haven’t heard.  It is well understood that a successful

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5 Adoption Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

At Children’s Bureau we love to see individuals and organizations supporting the dream we are so passionate about. We believe that the future is in our youth and that every child deserves a happy,

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10 Signs of Abuse That Friends Often Miss

Donor Advised Funds

Mrs. Johnson knew something was wrong at her neighbor’s house.   She couldn’t quite put her finger on it.  She would keep telling herself she didn’t want to be a bother, it wasn’t her place,

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Creating a Safe & Open Home Environment

The need to feel secure and stable at home is important to everyone, but children especially need to feel this. Having a place where they are physically, socially, and emotionally secure is imperative for

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Matthew Monzano: The Heart Warrior

Matthew Monzano and Kyle Wirth

This April marks the 33rd anniversary of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In honor of this month, we would like to share a story written by one of our former interns, Kyle Wirth, about

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Hope in a Suitcase

Foster Child with Suitcase

When a child arrives in foster care, due to no fault of their own, they often have to bring whatever belongings they can fit into a plastic trash bag. Many do not have a

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The Hero Generation

I am writing to make a plea to YOU. Hundreds, thousands, millions of vulnerable children and their families are not making it. This dooms their futures and places an enormous drag on the rest

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