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State Confidentiality Law
Pennsylvania state law and regulations require that the City of Philadelphia Department of Human Services and all county children and youth agencies follow strict confidentiality requirements.
The confidentiality requirements are contained in the Child Protective Services Law and state regulations. The confidentiality requirements can be found at 23 Pa.C.S. 6339, 23 Pa.C.S. 6340, 55 Pa.Code 3130.44, and 55 Pa. Code 3490.91; these citations are provided for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for legal advice. Also, laws may change so check to make sure that these provisions are still in effect.

Contact the Communications Office at 215-683-6012 or via email at dhscommunications@phila.gov.