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.
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.
ACS, in partnership with our prevention provider agencies, conducted the first annual Family Experience Survey: ACS Prevention Services, in accordance with LL 17 of 2018. The purpose of the survey is to better understand the lived experiences of families while participating in prevention programs.
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.
Per Local Law 144 of 2016, ACS published the final report of the Interagency Foster Care Task Force, highlighting progress and/or completion of all 16 Task Force recommendations that were designed to improve services and outcomes for youth in foster care and those aging out of foster care.
In compliance with Local Law 44 of 2013 passed by the New York City Council, the Administration for Children's Services produces and posts on its webpage reports annually on incidents involving the youth detention population.