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About ACS
      Mission & Organization
      Commissioner's Page
          Press Releases
          ACS Newsletter
      ACS Events
      Current Initiatives
          Protecting Children and Strengthening Families
          Local Law 73 Implementation
      History: Past Policies and Plans
          ASFA Guidelines
      Employment Opportunities
      Government Affairs
      Language Access Plan
      Interagency MOUs

Child Safety
      Recognizing the Signs Child Abuse and Neglect
      What happens When you Make a Report
      The Office of Safety First
      Mandated Reporters
      Be Careful Who Cares for Your Child
      Take Good Care of Your Baby Campaign
      Child Safety Video

Become a Foster or Adoptive Parent
      Adopt or Foster, Which is Right for You?
      How Do I Become a Foster Parent?
      Questions About Foster Care
      How Do I Adopt?
      Meet Our Kids
      Family Stories
      Wednesday's Child
      Resources for Families
      Heart Gallery

Child Care and Head Start
      Child Care info
      Head Start info

Support for Families
      Preventive Services
          Teen Age Services Act (TASA)
          Family Home Care
      Children's Services in Your Community
      Resources for Foster and Adoptive Families
      Adoption Subsidy
      Family Assessment Program
      Direct Deposit
      Housing Support Services

Support for Youth
      Improving Care for LGBTQ Youth

Become a Mentor
      Best Practices

      Brochures and Handbooks for Clients
      Non-Discrimination Policy

Youth and Family Justice
      Detention Services
      Residents Information
      Mission, Values and History of YFJ Division

Statistics and Links
      Child Welfare Links
      Applications for Authorized Users

Resources in Other Languages
      Spanish - Español
      Chinese - 中文
      Russian - Русский
      Arabic - العربية

Work at ACS

Business Opportunities

Resources for Staff and Provider Agencies
      Resources for Special Medical Needs Children
      Bridges to Health
      Resources and Information for Families
      Education Resources
      Applications for Authorized Users
      Child Welfare Fiscal Manual
      EarlyLearn NYC Fiscal Manual (draft)
      Provider Bulletin Archive

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