New York City Council
New York City Council Approves Long-Stalled Bills to Fast-Track Housing Vouchers for Homeless and Foster Youth
Today New York City Council approved two bills that make emergency rental assistance more accessible to at-risk youth.
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.
More Foster Parents, Fewer Foster Youth as New York City Continues to Pursue Reforms
Years before New York State Attorney General Letitia James sued President Donald Trump over his charity’s alleged misdeeds, she was an ambitious New York City watchdog pressuring the city to do more for foster youth.
Is New York State Responsible for Some Long Stayers at the City’s Temporary Foster Home? City Child Welfare Commissioner Thinks So
New York City Council questioned the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) this week about a teenager who was left living in a broken wheelchair in a short-term home for foster youth for more than a year.