Press Releases

Seven counties selected for new initiative to support abused and neglected childrenSeptember 6, 20172017
Pennsylvania courts release video to help parents navigate the dependency processJune 6, 20162016
Celebrating a decade of helping childrenJune 1, 20162016
Pennsylvania’s dependency system celebrates 10-year milestoneMay 31, 20162016
Infographic-PA children under dependency court supervisionMay 13, 20162016
Pennsylvania Courts Highlight “Normalcy” for Children in Foster CareJanuary 11, 20162016
Comfort Dogs Have Dramatic Impact in Dependency CourtJuly 27, 20152015
Kinship Foster Care Parents on the Rise in PennsylvaniaMay 28, 20152015
New Court Website Feature Provides Detailed Look at Child Dependency Cases – Case Data to Aid in Improving Care for Abused, Neglected ChildrenFebruary 11, 20132013
PA Supreme Court Sponsors Family Group Decision Making ConferenceJune 7, 20122012
Attorneys Representing Abused and Neglected Children Receive New Training ToolJune 7, 20122012
Dependency Court Gets Social Science Perspective With New Judicial GuideAugust 24, 20112011
Extreme RecruitmentJanuary 7, 20112011
Judge involves families to help tackle truancyOctober 25, 20102010
State Supreme Court to Host Children’s SummitSeptember 23, 20102010
Court Releases Historic Child Dependency GuideJuly 22, 20102010
Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds annual Children’s Roundtable MeetingsMay 27, 20102010
First Ever Children’s Roundtable Summit – AOPC Connect 4th issueDecember 30, 20092009
Planting an Acorn to Protect a ChildDecember 30, 20092009
State Supreme Court to Host First Annual Children’s SummitNovember 18, 20092009
Now in Philadelphia, A High School Only For Foster KidsSeptember 9, 20092009
New Approach Tried in PA Family CourtsSeptember 6, 20092009
Children and Youth Services Selected to Participate in Second PhaseAugust 31, 20092009
Supreme Court Initiative to Improve Lives of Dependent Children Shows Early ProgressAugust 26, 20092009
Statewide Foster Care Initiative Sees Results in MontcoAugust 19, 20092009
13 Additional Counties Join Initiative to Improve Lives of Dependent ChildrenAugust 3, 20092009
Legislature Shouldn’t Play Budgetary Waiting Game with Foster Kids’ LivesJuly 16, 20092009
‘Families 4 Children’ Priorities Include Protection and Promoting Well-BeingJune 22, 20092009
Moving to Place Abused Children in Permanent HomesJune 17, 20092009
Family Finding Locates Kin of Kids in Foster CareJune 8, 20092009
New Principles Aim to Help Abused and Neglected ChildrenJune 1, 20092009
Supreme Court Starts Initiative to Help Kids in Foster CareSeptember 15, 20082008
15 Counties Join Courts Initiative to Improve lives of Dependent ChildrenSeptember 2, 20082008
Rules Changes Proposed to Speed Cases for ChildrenAugust 21, 20082008
Juvenile Court Services Will Be BidMay 15, 20082008
Giving Kids a Better ChanceMay 13, 20082008
States Take Aim at Reducing Number of Children in Foster CareMay 7, 20082008
Improvement Project for Dependency Courts Moves ForwardMay 5, 20082008
Report Issued on the “State of the Commonwealth’s Courts”May 1, 20082008
New Video on the Court System Introduced by AOPCApril 29, 20082008
Washington County First in State to Implement Child Dependency Data Tracking SystemApril 24, 20082008
Dauphin County Administrator Hired to Direct Statewide Office of Children and FamiliesDecember 17, 20072007
New Court Office Aims to Aid State’s Dependent ChildrenJune 25, 20072007