Coronavirus

New York City Court’s Coronavirus Plan Might Mean Longer Stays in Foster Care or Youth Detention

New pandemic directives from New York City court officials may lead to longer stays in juvenile detention or foster care for some young people, The Chronicle of Social Change has learned.  A coronavirus response plan […]

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Child Welfare

New York City Foster Care Rushes to Prepare for Coronavirus

New York City’s foster care system has navigated crises before, especially after 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. But the emergency plans nonprofits created after those disasters didn’t account for pandemics, and the city’s Administration for Children’s […]

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Child Welfare

New York City to Maintain Lower Caseloads for Foster Care Workers After Funding Win in Congress

New York City child welfare commissioner David Hansell suggested yesterday his agency would continue to maintain lower caseloads for foster youth case planners thanks to a federal bill passed by Congress last month. The Family […]

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New York City Council Pushes De Blasio Admin: What’s the Plan for Troubled Youth Detention Centers?

New York City Council confronted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration today on a steady increase in the use of force in two youth detention facilities. “We all agree there’s a problem, the numbers lay that […]