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Child Welfare

October 24, 2022

Free Trauma Training for Child Welfare Professionals

The Office of Children, Youth and Families in addition to the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Partnered with PA Care Partnership

September 22, 2022

PCCYFS Issues Funding Proposal for a More Sustainable Child Welfare System

Press Release

September 7, 2022

Department of Human Services Releases 2021 Child Protective Services Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2022 Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced the release of the 2021 Annual Child Protective Services Report, which includes statewide and county-level data relevant to the child welfare system. DHS also ...

July 27, 2022

PA Department of Human Services – Office of Children, Youth and Families Release: 2021 Annual Child Protective Services Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (PA DHS) Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) released the 2021 Annual Child Protective Services Report. The Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) requires ...

July 26, 2022

Southeast Region FY2024 Needs-Based Plan and Budget Meetings – UPDATED

The Delaware County Public Hearing for the Children and Youth Services and Juvenile Probation Needs-Based Plan and Budget for 2023/2024 will be held on Monday, July 18, 2022, at 4:00 ...

May 16, 2022

Child and Family Providers Request $94M to Address Staff Shortage

Friday, May 13, 2022 – Emily Scott Advocates for juvenile-justice and child-welfare providers in Pennsylvania want the General Assembly to approve one-time funding to boost staff recruitment and retention to ...

May 11, 2022

Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Week & Event

Governor Tom Wolf has declared the week of June 13 – 17, Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Week, in special recognition of the efforts of the child welfare providers serving ...

March 29, 2022

PA Insurance Dept. & DHS Issue Survey re: Provider Liability Insurance

On March 28, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) issued a survey for child welfare providers regarding the increasing cost of professional liability insurance. ...

March 16, 2022

PCCYFS Advocates for More Funding for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Workforce

With workforce challenges at crisis levels for child welfare and juvenile justice providers, PCCYFS is advocating for a one-time investment of $94,680,000 to support this critical staff recruitment and retention need.