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Anne Marie Ambrose

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Viral Video Draws Attention of Philadelphia Child Protection Officials

Ambrose says her department was flooded with e-mails, and police were able to identify the woman and insure the safety of the child.

03/07/2014

(A scene from the movie "Top Papi."  Image provided)

Nutter Administration Working To Recruit More Foster Families in Philadelphia

DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose says the film, “Tio Papi” (photo), drives home the point that child welfare is a community responsibility.

10/24/2013

DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose, at lectern, with a portion of the 2,500 backpacks handed out today to kids in foster care.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

2,500 Foster Kids in Philadelphia Get Free School Supplies

And those headed to college got an even bigger surprise: a new laptop computer.

08/28/2013

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Department Of Human Services Releases Annual Report, Update On Initiative For Children

The Department of Human Services released its annual report this week. DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose sat down with KYW Newsradio to discuss changes at the agency over the past year.

03/23/2013

DHS Commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose (left) and City Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez (right). (Credit: City of Philadelphia TV)

DHS Head: ‘Lessons To Be Learned’ From Khalil Wimes Case

Anne Marie Ambrose, Commissioner of the Department of Human Services, was testifying at a city council budget hearing when one lawmaker asked about the Khalil Wimes case.

05/01/2012