Administration for Children’s Services

Survey Results Prompt Public Advocate To Call For Reform Of NYC Foster Care SystemLetitia James conducted a survey by setting up a hotline for foster parents, birth parents and children. She called the findings "disturbing."
Missing Brooklyn Sisters Found With Their Parents In Upstate New YorkFour-year-old Rivka Kutsy and her 3-year-old sister, Chaya, were last seen at their home in Crown Heights on Jan. 31.
Ozone Park Couple Accused Of Beating, Starving 12-Year-Old GirlThe district attorney's office said the 12-year-old girl, weighing only 58 pounds, was repeatedly beaten and starved between Dec. 1, 2012 and May 6, 2014.
City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat PoisonThe city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.
De Blasio Calls For Change In Procedures In Wake Of Myls Dobson DeathAfter the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson – who had been under city supervision – Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for change.
Mayor De Blasio Wants Answers In Death Of 4-Year-Old BoyProsecutors said that Myls Dobson, 4, was starved and tortured to death while spending several weeks with his father's 27-year-old girlfriend.
Midtown Babysitter Arrested After Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls DobsonPolice have arrested a Manhattan woman after a 4-year-old boy died in her care Wednesday.
Mayor-Elect De Blasio Taps Gladys Carrion To Head Up Children's ServicesNew York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed a state official who has worked to overhaul the juvenile justice system as the commissioner of the Administration for Children's Services.
2 Former ACS Workers Avoid Prison In Girl's DeathTwo former child services workers who were blamed for the death of a starved Brooklyn girl will avoid prison time.
4 Kids, 18 Animals Removed From Squalid Home In QueensFour children and more than a dozen pets were discovered living in squalor at a Queens apartment this past weekend, police said.
NYC Seeks More Gay And Lesbian Foster ParentsThe executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center said many gay New Yorkers don't realize that the city allows them to become foster parents.
NYC Partners With NYU On Children In Protective CareThe city of New York has launched a partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital to improve the outcomes for children in the care of city protective services.