Anne Marie Ambrose
Dr. Donald Schwarz (photo) served as health commissioner and Anne Marie Ambrose was the commissioner of human services.
The report, by the Policy Lab at Children’s Hospital, says 17 percent of Philadelphia school students have been involved with DHS or the juvenile justice system, and 20 percent of those in high schools.
What started as a pilot program to help incarcerated Philadelphia mothers remain connected with their children is now expanding to include fathers as well.
Ambrose says her department was flooded with e-mails, and police were able to identify the woman and insure the safety of the child.
DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose says the film, “Tio Papi” (photo), drives home the point that child welfare is a community responsibility.
And those headed to college got an even bigger surprise: a new laptop computer.
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.
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.