Court data confirms: number of dependent Pennsylvania children safely remaining in their homes or with family continues to increase
Children under the supervision of Pennsylvania’s courts and child welfare system are safely remaining at home or being placed more often with family members, which eliminates time otherwise spent in foster care, saves taxpayer dollars and reduces potential emotional trauma.
“Safely keeping children in their homes or with relatives greatly improves their chances to succeed,” said state Supreme Court Justice Max Baer. “And our data shows we are doing that.”
Justice Baer is a former administrative judge of family court in Allegheny County and guides the Supreme Courts’ Office of Children and Family in the Courts.Read More