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  • New York

STATE’S TOP CHILD WELFARE AGENCY IS DOING BAD JOB OVERSEEING FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS, DINAPOLI STUDY SAYS (07.21.17)

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli’s report blasted the Office of Children and Family Services for failing to ensure that local governments and volunteer agencies provide foster care that meets state requirements.

July 21, 2017|Media Articles, New York|

ARE N.J. KIDS SAFER? HERE’S HOW CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM DID ON ITS LATEST REPORT CARD (07.20.17)

"They are making progress but they have a way to go," Lowry said. "On the issues that have to do with quality, they have the longest way to go."

July 20, 2017|Media Articles, New Jersey|
  • New York

RECENTLY INSTALLED NEW YORK CHILD WELFARE LEADER LOOKS TO REFORM SYSTEM

But while the number of children entering the system may have decreased, Lowry said, the kids already in the system have remained in care for some of the longest periods in the country. Moreover, she said, "What ACS has really not changed is the issue of accountability."

July 10, 2017|Media Articles, New York|
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