RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


OCYF Appoints New Director for State Children and Youth Programs
August 25, 2005

Anne Marie Ambrose Appointed as Bureau Director
Beginning September 1 Anne Marie Ambrose will oversee the state’s youth development centers and youth forestry camps. This will be a key leadership role in implementing the Department of Public Welfare's Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) vision for serving children and youth in the juvenile justice system.

Ms. Ambrose, an attorney and advocate, has served as the deputy commissioner for juvenile justice services and court practice in Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services. Ms. Ambrose has also served as the assistant chief counsel within the juvenile unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. PCPA welcomes Ms. Ambrose and looks forward to working in collaboration with her in the planning and delivery of services to youth in the juvenile justice service system.

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