Under Local Law 18 of 2018, ACS was required to complete a workload and caseload study regarding child protective specialists. ACS worked with the Chapin Hall Center for State Child Welfare Data to conduct the research study, and we published the attached report with accompanying executive summary.
In compliance with Local Law 44 of 2013 passed by the New York City Council, ACS posts quarterly and annual Use of Restraint Incident Reports for Detention, Non-Secure Placement and Limited Secure Placement.
The Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), in partnership with our foster care provider agencies, conducted the second annual Foster Care Youth Experience Survey in accordance with Local law 146 of 2016.The legislation, which was introduced by City Council Member Donovan Richards, requires th
Pursuant to Local Law 143 of 2016, a report incorporating the March 2018 recommendations of the Interagency Foster Care Task Force in its initial report, to improve services and outcomes for youth in and aging out of foster care.
In response to Local Law 37 of 2018, ACS conducted a study regarding language needs of children in foster care. This report describes the language study that ACS conducted, and it provides a summary of key findings from that study. It also outlines ACS's continuing work to respond to language needs.
In compliance with Local Law 44 of 2013 passed by the New York City Council, ACS posts quarterly and annual Incident Reports including use of restraint, for Detention, Non-Secure Placement and Limited Secure Placement.
In compliance with Local Law 11 passed by the New York City Council in 2018, ACS submits quarterly reports on preventive services utilization to the Council. This report is also required to be posted on the ACS website
LL 17 of 2018 requires ACS to survey families receiving prevention services regarding experiences with the ACS-contracted prevention services providers from whom they received services in the preceding calendar year, and to share the findings. This report outlines the survey implementation plan.
Quarterly reports detail the agency’s progress in meeting diversity and inclusion goals included in its Annual Diversity and EEO Plan, including a list of significant equity initiatives and the number of staff who’ve undergone various equity-related trainings.