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DHS policies

The following policies and procedures were developed by the Department of Human Services (DHS). The policies are subject to revision when deemed necessary.

Name Description Released Format
Infant Toddler Early Intervention for Children in Out-of-Home Placement PDF Children involved in the child welfare system are at high risk of developmental delays. In Philadelphia, all children under three receiving child welfare services are eligible for services through Infant Toddler Early Intervention (ITEI). This policy is intended to ensure that all children under three in out-of-home placement in Philadelphia receive such services. January 07, 2021
New Guides on Rights in Care and Grievance Procedures for Youth in Congregate Care Facilities and Their Families PDF A memorandum regarding youth rights for young people in congregate care facilities. December 11, 2020