Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services


July 29, 2021

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Group Home Care

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Division of Child Welfare Operations (CWO), is issuing a Request for Proposals to seek bids to provide the following services in accordance with the ...

July 29, 2021

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Community-Based Provider

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking qualified community-based organizations to provide services to youth who violate the city’s curfew ordinance. This proposed community-based program is intended to ...

July 23, 2021

Philadelphia DHS Revised Human Trafficking Policy

On July 23, 2021, Philadelphia DHS released the following message and documents: The Department of Human Services has revised the Human Trafficking policy and procedure guide. Children and youth identified ...

July 20, 2021

Philadelphia NBPB

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services has scheduled a public hearing of their FY22-23 Needs-Based Plan and Budget for August 3 from 3:00PM – 4:30PM. The hearing will be held ...

July 19, 2021

Philadelphia DHS Quarterly Indicators Released

On July 19, 2021, Philadelphia DHS released their quarterly indicators report during the public portion of their Child Welfare Oversight Board (CWOB) meeting.

June 17, 2021

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.