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In its first year, the program has cut the number of child arrests in half. Jovon Scere is grateful for how the program helped her daughter, Jahnira Scere-Jones.
State officials have shut down a Montgomery County daycare following the death of a five-month-old girl who was in the care of school staff.
Philadelphia City Council held a public hearing on Wednesday to check on the progress of new DHS system of outsourcing child welfare cases to community agencies.
Nearly 2,000 city workers got an unexpected day off today after a burst water pipe forced the closure of their Center City office tower.
The video posted last Thursday has drawn critical comments by those outraged at the sight of the little girl trying to hold her mother’s head up as the woman folds into an intermittent stupor.
The new facility in Hunting Park combines agencies that deal with the aftermath of sex crimes.
The Department of Human Services in Philadelphia is boosting its efforts to help get teenagers out of group homes and institutions, and into long term foster care.
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.
There are 17 young adults in the first “Culinary Connections” class, sponsored by JEVS Human Services in Philadelphia.
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.
City officials say the Department of Human Services did not have an ‘open case’ with the six-year-old boy who died this week, allegedly at the hands of his parents in their Point Breeze neighborhood. Relatives of the young victim say the Family Court system should never have returned Khalil Wimes to their care.
Authorities removed two children early Friday morning from a South Philadelphia home after it was discovered they had been left alone in “deplorable condition”.
Dr. Donald Schwarz says he has “not seen anything like this before.”
A new Philadelphia ordinance that went into effect January 1st provides an added layer of protection for the city’s most vulnerable children.
More than fifty Philadelphia families received the makings for a Thanksgiving feast on Saturday.