RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


OCYF Special Transmittal: Child’s Voice in Permanency Planning
January 9, 2009

The Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) has released a Special Transmittal entitled Act 76 of 2007.  The transmittal focuses on the provision within Act 76 which requires the court to consult with youth regarding their permanency plan.  The transmittal provides information regarding the court’s obligation to consult with the youth as part of the permanency planning process. This transmittal also includes a copy of Act 76, which was signed into law by Governor Rendell in December 2007.  Please direct any questions regarding Act 76 to the appropriate OCYF Regional Office.

PCPA has been asked to distribute this transmittal to any agencies impacted by the act. 

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