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Report: ACS Conducts Lax Investigations Into Child Abuse And Neglect

The City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) has consistently failed to investigate and report allegations of child abuse, hold its contracted foster care providers to a high standard of care, and maintain accurate records, according to a Department of Investigation report [PDF] released Tuesday. [ more › ]

Add Target to the List of Places That Don’t Respect the Privacy or Sexual Safety of Your Daughters

Mega-retailer Target Corp. has opened the door today, literally, to the endangerment of children in service of a fake cause. They have a newly restated policy that says you can basically go into whatever bathroom you want, for whatever reason you want, because inclusivity. Show More Summary

Jewish Board chief speaks about keeping patients from falling through the cracks

This past summer, the former Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services—now simply known as the Jewish Board—took on $75 million worth of behavioral-health programs from... To view the full story, click the title link.

Service Trips

Your (or your children’s) service trips, or voluntourism, basically do nothing to help the world’s poor and are essentially all about the people of the wealthy world feeling good about themselves, not to mention getting some good selfies. People on such short trips usually don’t stick around long enough to realize how ineffective they are […]

Nicky Morgan: children’s services need to find ‘different ways of working’

Children’s services in local government will be taken over if they are deemed to be failing by Ofsted, David Cameron is announcing… The post Nicky Morgan: children’s services need to find ‘different ways of working’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Church and Chick-fil-A Owner Buy $2,500 Van to Help Mother of 2 Whose Car Caught Fire

A Tennessee church and a local Chick-fil-A owner came together last Friday to give a distraught mother of two small children a serviceable minivan so that she wouldn't be stuck without a reliable vehicle.

What Adoption For Older Foster Youth Really Means

When I was 16 years old and in foster care in Tennessee, people told me I was unadoptable. But I desperately wanted a family. I enlisted the help of a judge, even the commissioner of the Department of Children's Services, and was adopted...Show More Summary

Baby found in nativity scene in custody of city

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The baby plucked from a Nativity scene at a Queens church will spend his first Thanksgiving in the custody of children’s services.

Topeka Councilman In Jail Just For Spanking His 16 Kids A Little On Their Bottoms, Probably

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Jonathan Schumm, a city councilman in Topeka, Kansas, is in jail today, along with his wife, Allison Nicole Schumm, just for spanking their 16 kids a little, maybe. I mean, nobody but the DA, the cops, children’s services, the judge, and the Schumms know what the Schumms did to their 16 children — 4 of whom

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Mount Sinai Health System Announce Alliance in Pediatrics

MSHS-CHOP Children's Services Collaboration to makeinnovative treatments available to New York families

Michael Lohan -- Kate Major Set Me Up ... She's a Liar

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Michael Lohan is going for the jugular... attacking his estranged wife Kate Major, claiming Children's Services took their kids away because she set him up.  TMZ broke the story... the Florida Dept. of Children and Families took their 2…

Michael Lohan Kate Major -- Children's Services Take Kids

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Michael Lohan and Kate Major had their kids taken away last week... TMZ has learned. Sources familiar with the situation tell us, the Florida Dept. of Children and Families (DCF) sent social workers to Kate's apartment in Boca Raton Wednesday…

Religious, State-Funded Children's Home Gets One More Day in Court

A religious child-care provider, whose biggest client was the state of Kentucky, will be able to continue a longstanding lawsuit a bit longer, thanks to a Sixth Circuit ruling on Monday. Sunrise Children's Services provides group housing, foster care placement and other services to Kentucky children in state custody. Those......

ACAF Honors Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Greater Philadelphia

The honor is awarded to stand-out agencies for exemplary commitment to compassionate and competent care of LGBTQ youth and families in the child welfare system.

Bratton: Topless Times Square mom exploiting young daughter

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Bill Bratton said they are reporting a Times Square desnuda to the Administration for Children's Services for bringing her daughter to work.

NYC child protection worker admits to lying about visit

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A city children's services worker pleaded guilty to lying about checking on the welfare of a mom and child.

State May Remove Man's Kids, But Man Can't Remove Case to Fed Court

In a case where the Tennessee Department of Children's Services sought to remove two children from their father, the father sought to remove the case to federal court. The removal of the children, and termination of parental rights, may well go ahead, but removal to federal court cannot, the......

Female Children of Service Members More Vulnerable to Eating Disorders, Obesity Than Civilians

Adolescent female military dependents may be at higher risk than civilians for eating disorders and associated problems, according to a study released today in the online version of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. TheShow More Summary

Psychiatrist Couldn't Testify in Child Abuse Case, Says N.Y. Ct.

What are the limits of the doctor/patient privilege as it relates to an admission of child abuse? Can a doctor, or a psychiatrist, call the police, or children's services, if the psychiatrist suspects his client of child sexual abuse; or, indeed, if the client has admitted to it? The answer......

New York City Adoption Agencies Receive Hefty Budget Cuts From Mayor Bill de Blasio

Last month, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and Gladys Carríon, commissioner of the New York City Administration for Children's Services (A.C.S.), ended their partnership with two of the major adoption agencies of New York City. These...Show More Summary

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