Limited-Secure Placement Recommended Awards
ACS has announced recommended awards to provide Limited-Secure Placement services in connection with Phase II of Close to Home. These providers will offer residential care to young people placed by the Family Court as well as rehabilitative services including mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual/developmental disabilities services.
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Contract Award Recommendations
ACS currently contracts with nonprofit child welfare agencies to provide foster care and preventive services to children and families throughout New York City.
Read the lists of recommended awards
Preventive Services Awarded Slots by Borough (PDF)
New Contracts Awarded for Family Assessment Program Intervention
The contracts are for agencies to provide a range of short-term, therapeutic diversionary interventions for adolescents and their families who appear at the Family Assessment Program at ACS seeking to file PINS or “Person in Need of Supervision” petitions in Family Court. The contracts will start in October 2010. See the list of service providers (PDF)
Recommended Awards for Parent Advocate Services
ACS has announced recommended awards for Parent Advocate Services. Parent Advocates will be present at all initial Child Safety Conferences. The Parent Advocate providers that will be responsible for providing highly knowledgeable and motivated Parent Advocates to support parents by helping them better understand and navigate the child welfare system, as well as empower parents to become more meaningfully engaged in decision-making involving the safety of their children. This will build on the use of Child Safety Conferences that take place before removals, and the decrease in emergency removals that occur without the Family Court’s review and approval. Click here to see the recommended awards.
Preventive Service Recommended Awards: Evidence Based, Evidence Informed, and Promising Practice Models
We are pleased to announce the recommended contract awardees for additional preventive programming for young people who have child welfare and juvenile justice involvement and their families. Click here to learn more