Child Advocates of Placer County

Couples serve together at Child Advocates of Placer County

Bill and Betsey Hirsch have seven children and 13 grandchildren, and both worked with kids for years at the California Youth Authority. The Hirsches are not strangers to the reward ...

Another View: Through no fault of their own

In our society, the stewardship of a child’s rights rests with the child’s family — those incredibly important individuals who are a child’s main support sy ...

Second annual Child Advocates of Placer County Golf Classic is May 3

Second annual Child Advocates of Placer County Golf Classic   What: Two-time Super Bowl winner and former San Francisco 49ers star Danny Bunz will serve as the honorary chai ...

Family Mentors help parents create stable homes for children

Being a parent is not always easy, especially if good parental role models were absent from one’s life and basic parenting skills were not demonstrated. But thanks to a recen ...

Mentoring program helps Placer’s at-risk youth

Last year, Juan Martinez spent a lot of time in the principal's office. He made some bad choices as a student at Cirby Elementary School in Roseville. But just one year later, tha ...

Local men lend helping hand to foster youth

Joey Skyler’s future did not look bright. His mom had died of a drug overdose when he was 9 and he’d spent most of his young life homeless. But that didn’t preve ...