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Child Safety Alert 19 Revised

Protecting Children of Young People in Foster Care
Children’s Services has revised Child Safety Alert # 19 which gives guidance protecting children of young people in foster care.  This alert serves to clarify and strengthen Children’s Services’ policy regarding safety planning and protective measures for infants and children of youth in foster care, when the infants and children reside with their parents in a foster home or an alternate foster care setting. Read the draft policy

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Comments can also be sent by mail to:
ACS Policy Unit
150 William St., 17th Floor, RM H-2
NY, NY 10038

The draft comment period will end Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm