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June 7, 2024

Montgomery County NBPB Sessions for Provider Input

Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth (OCY) is holding two sessions to garner provider feedback and perspectives on their Needs Based Plan and Budget - July 1 at 1:30PM ...

June 7, 2024

Office of Children, Youth, and Families Releases Caseworker Recruitment and Retention Study

The Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) released the Caseworker Recruitment and Retention Study on June 4, 2024. Caseworker shortages are not new to child welfare agencies in Pennsylvania ...

May 31, 2024

Voluntary Resolution Agreement – Training Requirements FAQ

The Office of Children, Youth and Families released the Voluntary Resolution Agreement – Training Requirements FAQ.  This document provides an overview of the information provided at the information sessions and ...

May 29, 2024

Recap: Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the Family First Prevention Services Act

May 24, 2024 - Social Current (D.C.) On May 22, 2024, the Senate Finance Committee convened the hearing, “The Family First Prevention Services Act: Successes, Roadblocks, and Opportunities for Improvement.” ...

May 28, 2024

Pennsylvania Citizen Review Panel’s 2023 Annual Report

The Citizen Review Panels' Annual Report is produced in collaboration with individual citizen review panels, the Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth and Families, the Pennsylvania Child Welfare ...

April 25, 2024

Request For Qualifications (RFQ) for Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services (OYFS)

List of 5 RFQs below

April 24, 2024

US Department of Labor Publishes Overtime Proposed Rule – Updated (4.24.2024)

4/24/2024 UPDATE: On April 23, 2024, the US Department of Labor published their final rule increasing the overtime salary threshold. According to the Department: "Effective July 1, 2024, the salary ...

April 17, 2024

STEM model may offer hope for PA child welfare workforce crisis

Keystone State News Connection (KSNC) recently published a story regarding Terry Clark’s (President and CEO of PCCYFS) testimony during the PA Senate Aging & Youth Hearing-Challenges in the Child Welfare ...

April 16, 2024

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Request for Proposal

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services recently issued the following Request for Proposals (RFP). Click the title to find out more details and submission information, or visit https://solicitations.alleghenycounty.us/ RFP for ...

April 9, 2024

Pennsylvania DHS Voluntary Resolution Agreement – UPDATED April 2024

UPDATE: The OCYF Special Transmittal on training requirements was released on April 9, 2024 and is available here. On April 3, 2024, OCYF shared a PowerPoint presentation outlining more details ...