More Protections Coming for PA Children’s Service Providers
HB 2214 was recently signed by Govenor Tom Wolf
Southeast Updates (Week of 2/6/2022)
Philadelphia Foster Care Scorecard: On February 11, 2022, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) released their foster care provider scorecard. This scorecard covers fiscal year 2021 and incorporates a ...
Southeast Updates (Week of 1/31/2022)
Philadelphia DHS Resumes Cash Assistance for Youth: Eligible youth can apply to receive a one-time, direct payment of $800 to help cover basic needs like food, housing, and employment. The ...
With Federal Support, PA Focuses on Keeping Kids Out of Foster Care
Terry Clark, PCCYFS President/CEO quoted
Parents aren’t the problem; they’re the solution
A fundamental shift in child welfare prioritizes strengthening families and keeping them together.
US Supreme Court Delivers Decision in Fulton
Fulton et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, et al. held that the City’s suspension of referrals and contracting with CSS, because of their refusal to certify same sex couples, violated the Free Exercise and Free Speech Clauses of the First Amendment.