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 ...

Whole Foods toy drive benefits local youth

Whole Foods Market in Roseville will host a toy drive Saturday, Dec. 15, for the foster children and at-risk youth who are safeguarded by Child Advocates of Placer County. Bring a ...

Rocklin man finds joy in helping foster children

Jim Wood, a resident of Rocklin for 40 years, has volunteered for youth programs since he was 15. As a youth, he had been active with youth groups and Boy Scouts. As his own three ...

Organization seeking more advocates

An Auburn-based organization is looking for more male volunteers to help foster youth of Placer County. Volunteers with the Child Advocates of Placer County act as mentors to fos ...