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The profile of adoptive parents has changed dramatically over the years. Single people, same sex couples, retirees and trans-racial adoptive parents have joined the traditional nuclear family. Prospective adoptive parents must first submit an application to the National Adoption Center ...
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First, you must have a strong commitment to children, abundant patience and understanding and, above all else, a big heart with love to spare. You must also be over 21 years old, single, married or living in a relationship, and not convicted of violent acts or crimes against children ...
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As the largest provider of children and youth services in the state of Pennsylvania and a national leader in the fields of child welfare and juvenile justice services, DHS is always looking for people who want to make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and families ...
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The Parent Action Network provides a variety of general and specialty parent support groups in locations throughout the city. All groups are led by trained facilitators and frequently feature guest speakers on topics of interest. Information and referral services are also available. All groups are free of charge to Philadelphia residents ...
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If you have a complaint or concern about DHS and its operations, call the Commissioner's Action Response Office (CARO) at 215-683-4DHS. You will be contacted by a DHS representative within two working days ...
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In Pennsylvania, persons whose occupation or profession causes them to come into contact with children are required by law, when they have reasonable cause to suspect abuse, to report or cause a report of that abuse to the county child protective services agency ...
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