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December 7, 2016
On December 14, 2016, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare Committee about preventive services at the Administration for Children’s Services. CCC also testified in support of Intro 1374-2016, a data bill related to preventive service utilization.
Preventive services are community-based services that strengthen and support families by tailoring the services to the families’ individualized needs, and by reducing and assessing safety and risk through home visits and casework contacts. Thus, preventive services enable children to remain safely in their homes, protecting them from abuse, neglect and the need for foster care.
CCC recommendations included: