Two Respected Commissioners Departing Nutter AdministrationDr. Donald Schwarz (photo) served as health commissioner and Anne Marie Ambrose was the commissioner of human services.
Report: One in 5 Phila. Students Familiar With Welfare or JuvieThe 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.
Imprisoned Phila. Fathers To Get Access To Family VideoconferencingWhat started as a pilot program to help incarcerated Philadelphia mothers remain connected with their children is now expanding to include fathers as well.
Viral Video Draws Attention of Philadelphia Child Protection OfficialsAmbrose says her department was flooded with e-mails, and police were able to identify the woman and insure the safety of the child.
Nutter Administration Working To Recruit More Foster Families in PhiladelphiaDHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose says the film, "Tio Papi" (photo), drives home the point that child welfare is a community responsibility.
2,500 Foster Kids in Philadelphia Get Free School SuppliesAnd those headed to college got an even bigger surprise: a new laptop computer.
Department Of Human Services Releases Annual Report, Update On Initiative For ChildrenThe 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.
DHS Head: ‘Lessons To Be Learned’ From Khalil Wimes CaseAnne 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.