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Child Welfare

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 ...

June 6, 2022

Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Event

This event will commemorate Governor Wolf’s declaration of June 13 – 17 asĀ  Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Week and June 6-10 as Child Welfare Professionals Appreciation Week. Family representatives ...

June 6, 2022

Child Welfare Professionals Appreciation Week

Through a proclamation, Governor Tom Wolf has announced the week of June 6 – June 10 as Child Welfare Professionals Appreciation Week.

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.