East Bay Family Defenders

An integrated services nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to keep families together and minimize the time children spend in foster care
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider


News Story

The Parent Defender Model Heads West

Ellie Dehghan
Chronicle of Social Change (CA)
May 13, 2019
In September 2018, Patten and Aleguire launched East Bay Family Defenders with a team of 10 attorneys, a social worker and a peer advocate. It is the dream of two lawyers who came from the East Coast, trained to surround vulnerable parents with a needed support system.

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