Gov. Brown Signs 10 Bills to Help Homeless and Foster Youths

The Los Angeles Times

October 2, 2013


SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed 10 bills that his office said will help protect “the most vulnerable Californians – homeless children and adults and foster youth.” The measures include one that establishes "runaway and homeless youth shelters” as a new kind of group home and requires them to be licensed and overseen by the Department of Social Services. There are an estimated 200,000 minors in California who are homeless, according to the California Homeless Youth Project, which operates under the California Research Bureau.
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