In compliance with Local Law 146 of 2016, ACS conducts an annual survey of all youth in foster care age 13 and older, regarding their experiences in foster care. ACS submits this report with findings from the survey to the New York City Council.
In compliance with Local Law 41 passed by the New York City Council in 2016, ACS and DYCD submit a yearly report to the Council regarding youth who are in contact with DYCD’s Runaway and Homeless Youth services or ACS, and who self-report, are referred as or later identified to be sexually exploited
In compliance with Local Law 143 of 2016, ACS issued the FY2020 Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Progress Report, which highlights the significant progress made to strengthen NYC’s foster care system, including throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
NYC Child Welfare Indicators Report: These reports, in compliance with Local Law 20 of 2006 passed by the New York City Council in 2006, includes data on 12 child welfare indicators, such as staff caseloads, investigations, and reunifications, for the most recent quarter and calendar year
Report summarizing the Interagency Coordinating Council on Youth's activity during the previous fiscal year and detailing recommendations for improving service delivery and coordination, reducing duplication and fragmentation and facilitating the more efficient use of existing resources.
Through partnerships with community groups, schools, and various city agencies FDNY's fire safety education team coordinated/participated in events during CY 2019 that provided awareness of general residential safety, placing an emphasis on targeting youth.