What if you’ve been shuffled from one foster family to another, when all you want is to be reunited with your sisters? Or, you have severe asthma triggered by mold in your bedroom wall that your landlord says isn’t his problem to fix? Or, your school refuses to test you for a learning disability even though you still can’t say your ABCs in the third grade?
Children’s Law Center advocates for these kids.
Makia needed a lawyer to fight for her – including supporting her goal of going to college.
Advocating for Jordan
When Phyllis faced hurdles getting her articulate, imaginative son who struggled with ADHD into the right school, she reached out to Children's Law Center to help her navigate the system.
For as long as RJ could remember, his life was filled with chaos – at home and at school.
When Kenya was 22, she faced a tough choice: Focus on her future or take in her brothers who were in foster care?
Filling Hearts with Love
The Tylers opened up their home to many children in foster care -- and then five siblings stole their hearts and became their forever family.
A Lasting Home for Noel
Grandma Dee was there for 4-year-old Noel in good times and bad. Then one day Noel ended up in foster care. That's when Grandma Dee fought to adopt her -- and give Noel a forever home.
Teaching Derek to Read
Dedicated mom Renee and tenacious lawyer Sarah team up to get a child the education he needs to succeed.
Why Mariana Believes in Change
Mariana had just about given up when she met Anne, her Children's Law Center lawyer.