Fighting for the right of every foster child in California to safety, security, and a permanent home.

There are more than 45,000 children in foster care in California.
One third of these children are under 5 years old.

More than half are in care for 2+ years and many experience
compounding trauma and multiple placements.

The Advokids Approach

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A Child Facing a Traumatic Event

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Legal Assistance & Support

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Transparency, Accountability, & Reform

Advokids provides the only free telephone hotline offering legal information to anyone concerned about a child in foster care in California.

 

Call Us:  877.ADV4KID (877.238.4543)

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:30pm

or Email Us at:  [email protected]

(please leave your phone number if emailing)

 

Attorney Consultation Line: 415.924.0587

 

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For children in foster care, Advokids' work results in:

Decreased separation and loss in family and caregiver relationships.

Fewer placement disruptions.

Increased visitation with caring relatives.

Improved permanency outcomes including reunifications and adoptions.

Less trauma and stress while in foster care.

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Children's Stories

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Ariana

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Sam

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Christian

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Contact Advokids

5643 Paradise Drive, Suite 12B
Corte Madera, CA 94925

11833 Mississippi Ave., 1st floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025

415.924.0587