Articles From July 2016
Congratulations to the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network! At the close of state fiscal year 2015–16, we have referred the entire SWAN needs-based budget allocation—and then some! We have assigned to affiliates county-referred SWAN services worth $35,105,000. Affiliates referred $797,500 in family profiles, and $3,371,500 were referred for Post-permanency services—all applied to work directly with families and children. In total, almost $40,000,000 of SWAN services ...Posted on July 19th, 2016
Nearly 700 people gathered at the Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Manor, Pa. last month for the 24th Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference. The theme of the 2016 conference, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services/Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF), was Bravery • Courage • Triumph, qualities overwhelmingly shown by the families and children in attendance.
The 2016 SWAN/IL Summer Statewide Meeting kicked off the conference on Tuesday, June 14, with 354 ...Posted on July 5th, 2016