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Administration for Children’s Services

Choosing Myself

6/1/2022

Choosing Myself

Choosing myself meant choosing to live with my cousin, where I had more stability and could focus on school, writes Faith Ornstein.

Steps New York City Can Take to End Reliance on Administration for Children’s Services

3/17/2022

Steps New York City Can Take to End Reliance on Administration for Children’s Services

Our recent research reveals steps New York City can take to move away from a reliance on the existing family policing system, write Erin Markman and Bianca Shaw.

New York’s Top Judge Resigns

2/22/2022

NY’s Chief Judge Calls for Streamlined Courts and Higher Pay for Child and Parent Lawyers

New York's Chief Judge Janet DiFiore recently called for a simplified court structure and higher pay for attorneys who represent children and low-income adults.

Youth Services Insider
A Federal Bill Could Boost Funds for Home Visiting Program for Parents

11/11/2021

Grant Funds National Effort to Engage Foster Youth in Decisions About Care

Backed by more than $20 million in federal funds, a national effort is underway to engage foster youth in the decision making around their care.

Federal Court Rejects Sweeping Class-Action Lawsuit Against New York City Foster Care System

9/8/2021

Federal Court Rejects Sweeping Class-Action Lawsuit Against New York City Foster Care System

A federal judge has denied the latest attempt by a pioneering legal advocate for foster children to proceed with a class-action lawsuit against New York City.

Youth Services Insider
Seeks Extension on Adoptee Well-being Survey

8/23/2021

The Administration for Children and Families Seeks Extension on Adoptee Well-being Survey

The Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is asking for more time to complete a survey aimed at sussing out information about the factors that affect family stability at least eight years after families adopt kids out of the child welfare system.

    7/13/2021

    With Federal Aid in Hand, New York City Funds Big Boost to Youth Supports

    The New York City record budget of nearly $100 billion includes major boosts to programs that could benefit the most vulnerable children.

    Administration for Children's Services Commissioner David Hansell said they'd seen no indicators of an increase in undetected child abuse during the pandemic.

    6/15/2021

    No Evidence of Pandemic Child Abuse Surge in New York City, But Some See Other Crises For Child Welfare System

    Reports of child abuse in NYC dropped after the coronavirus struck and have not returned to previous levels, but some warn of other crises.

    5/19/2021

    New York City Mayor Announces Major Expansion of Foster Care Early Prevention Program

    New York City will expand an experimental approach to preventing child abuse and neglect, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday, describing it as key to the city’s COVID-19 recovery and his broader efforts to address racial equity before the end of his term early next year.