AB 458 Fact Sheet: The California Foster Care Non-Discrimination Act


  • Low-income
  • Parents/potential parents
  • Youth

AB 458, the Foster Care Non-Discrimination Act, went into effect on January 1, 2004. This law is the first of its kind in the United States to explicitly include protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and adults involved with the foster care system.

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