The Interagency Foster Care Task Force (the Task Force) was created following the enactment of Local Law 144 of 2016, and charged with issuing recommendations to improve services and outcomes for youth in and aging out of foster care.
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 objective of this audit was to determine whether DOHMH has adequate controls to ensure that initial inspections at UPK GCC centers are conducted in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures. The audit found that DOHMH needs to strengthen its controls.
Audit Report on the All My Children Daycare & Nursery School's screening of personnel through the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse & Maltreatment and whether they are in compliance with relevant statutes and regulations
Part I describes the responses to the 2018 family separation crisis by the City of New York, the City and County of Los Angeles, and the City of San Antonio. Part II highlights the risks of institutional congregate care for children, underscoring the need to avoid family separation.
IBO has examined the shares of reports to the hotline over several years that came from mandated reporters versus those that came from the general public, such as relatives, neighbors, or anonymous callers.
DOI found ACS often did not ensure providers were adequately addressing concerns of poor safety performance identified in ACS' annual performance measurement process called Scorecard, and did not require providers to focus on addressing safety in its quality improvement mechanism