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Final Report

The Administration for Children’s Services Strategic Plan 2011-2013 Final Report
The final report is the agency’s blueprint for providing the highest level of service to New York City’s children, youth and families each and every day.


Resources

Resources for Special Medical Needs Children
Parenting a child with special medical needs requires patience, planning, information and resources. This video of a father of a medically fragile child offers links to important resources, and suggestions on meeting your child’s special needs.


Pregnant and Parenting

Working with Pregnant and Parenting Youth in care
Children’s Services introduces the Guide to Working with Young Parents in Out of Home Care and its accompanying desk aid, ABC’s of Working with Young Parents in Out of Home Care. Together these documents are a source of valuable information and provide guidance for case planners in their work with parenting youth and youth planning for the arrival of their baby in foster care, and in developing appropriate service plans for these youth.


Bridges to Health (B2H)

Bridges to Health
Bridges to Health (B2H) is a Medicaid Waiver Program that provides supportive, wrap around and after care services to children, youth and adolescents, their birth, foster and adoptive parents and siblings in the home in their communities.


Resources and Information for Families


Resources and Information for Families 
This is an online directory of information and resources that will help meet the various needs of families receiving services through ACS or our provider agencies.


Education Resources

Education Resources 
Provide CPS staff and our partner agencies access to information that helps you in meeting the educational needs of the children we serve.



Applications


Applications for Authorized Users 
Links to PROMIS and Reports Distributions


Applications


Consulate Guide
This is a technical assistance guide on how to access documents, including foreign birth certificates and passports from the top ten consulates from which most requests for birth certificates and other documentation are made part of the SIJS process.


Policy and Procedures


Summary of Policies and Procedures

The Summary of Policies and Procedures Newsletter contains a complete list and brief description of policies, procedures and memorandums issued by the ACS Policy and Procedures Unit. (Files in PDF)

If you cannot access the links to these documents, contact the Policies and Procedures Unit at 212-341-2858.


The Youth Workforce Toolkit


The Youth Workforce Toolkit: A Standard Employer Guide to Support Young Adults in the Workplace (PDF)
Includes concrete steps to successfully recruit and train youth for employment and information for youths on preparing for employment and internships


Resources Directory for Youth


Resource Directory of Youth Workforce Development Services in New York City (PDF)
The Administration for Children’s Services, FEGS, and New York City Education and Training Coalition (NYCETC) have collaborated on a project: Building Bridges: Connecting the Foster Care and Workforce Communities to Support Positive Outcome for Youth.

The objective is to increase the employment opportunities for youth in foster care and for those transitioning out of foster care by improving the connections and collaborations between foster care providers and community-based workforce development providers.  Enclosed is a resource directory of youth servicing agencies that are within NYCETC network of workforce development providers.


Child Welfare Fiscal ManualFiscal Manual

The Child Welfare Fiscal Manual is an online resource for Preventive and Foster Care provider agencies regarding topics including but not limited to budget, payment, financial records, reporting, invoicing, allowable use of funds, cost allocation plans and audits.  Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Child Welfare Fiscal Manual.

CHILD WELFARE FISCAL MANUAL»


EarlyLearn NYCFiscal Manual

FISCAL MANUAL and NUMBERED MEMORANDUMS
Click on the link below for online access to the draft EarlyLearn NYC Fiscal Manual and Numbered Memorandums. Updates to the draft manual and Numbered Memorandums will be posted periodically.

AUDIT GUIDELINES, INFORMATON MEMORANDUMS and INSURANCE INFORMATION
Please also use the link below to access EarlyLearn NYC Audit Guidelines, Information Memorandums and Insurance Information.

Refer to this webpage for the most current versions of EarlyLearn documents.

EarlyLearn NYC documents>>


Discretionary ProvidersDiscretionary Providers

NUMBERED MEMORANDUMS
Click on the link below for online access to the Discretionary Provider Numbered Memorandums. Updates to the Numbered Memorandums will be posted periodically.

DISCRETIONARY AUDIT GUIDELINES, INFORMATON MEMORANDUMS and INSURANCE INFORMATION
Please also use the link below to access Discretionary Provider Audit Guidelines, Information Memorandums and Insurance Information.

Refer to this webpage for the most current versions of Discretionary Provider documents.

Discretionary Provider documents>>


Close to Home Non-Secure Placement Fiscal Manual Fiscal Manual

The Close to Home Non Secure Placement (NSP) Fiscal Manual is a reference tool for provider agencies. Topics include but are not limited to: budget, payment, reporting, financial management, and audit. Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Fiscal Manual.

Close to Home NSP Fiscal Manual>>

Community Partnership Program Fiscal Manual  (PDF)COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

The Community Partnership Program Fiscal Manual is an online resource for Community Partnership Program provider agencies. The Fiscal Manual includes but is not limited to the following topics: budget, payment, fiscal records, reporting, invoicing, allowable use of funds, cost allocation plans and audits. Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Community Partnership Program Fiscal Manual.


ACS Provider Bulletin ArchiveProvider Bulletin Newsletter

Provider Bulletin Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive»

OPTA E-Newsletter Archive»