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November 3, 2022

Current Status of Suspended Regulations Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Update as of 11/1/2022

August 22, 2022

PA Department of Human Services – Office of Children Youth and Families (DHS-OCYF) Starts Trauma Informed Assessment with Children and Youth County Agencies & Foster Care and Adoption Providers

State Wide Trauma Informed Process Continues

August 15, 2022

Civil Rights Compliance Communication – Important Notice

Immediate Action Required for Regulatory Compliance When Submitting to Any DHS Office for a New License or Renewal of an Existing License

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 18, 2022

Department of Human Services (DHS) Joint Announcement: Bulletin OMHSAS-22-04 Re: Referring Children to County Intellectual Disability and Autism (ID/A) Programs – Training Video Included

DHS Joint Bulletin regarding referral of youth to County ID/A programs

May 4, 2022

Office of Children, Youth and Families Memo: Guidance Regarding Maintaining Confidentiality When Sharing Information with Schools

Please see the attached informational memo regarding maintaining confidentiality when sharing information about students in foster care with schools.  Also see the attached Identification of Students in Foster Care to ...