You have the right…
- To make and receive confidential telephone calls and send and receive unopened mail, unless prohibited by court order.
- To the confidentiality of all your juvenile court records consistent with existing law.
- To keep information about your sexual orientation or gender identity private if you wish.
Your Plans for
Your Sexual Orientation,
Gender Identity & Expression (SOGIE)
Do you feel your rights as a foster youth have been violated?
Do you feel your rights as a foster youth have been violated? If so, you also have the right to contact the Community Care Licensing Division of the State Department of Social Services or the State Foster Care Ombudsperson regarding any violations of your rights. You can speak to representatives of these offices
To make a complaint with Community Care Licensing, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-844-538-8766. You can also visit the website at https://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/CCLD-Complaint-Hotline.
To contact or make a complaint with the Foster Care Ombudsperson, email email@example.com, call
High School Graduation
EBCLO’s Education Advocacy Program assists youth in achieving their high school completion goals. This page provides details about the program and resources.
Transitional Age Youth (TAY)
EBCLO works with many TAY, and we’ve compiled tips for young people who are participating in extended foster care or want to return to extended foster care.