Department of Social Services
What's so scary, is that the confidential documents that supposedly were so super-secret that auditors couldn't look at, the Department of Social Services was basically throwing in the trash ... Unsecured boxes, unsecured totes -- an identity thief's dream.
It was my great privilege to serve in the Department of Social Services and serve the people of Missouri ... I really appreciated the experience and opportunity to, I think, make a difference to some extent in the lives of so many.
The Department of Social Services had requested assistance from our agency to do a well-being check on some children at the residenceMore quotes »
Bill would keep homeless kids near their schools
Suffolk Department of Social Services would be required to place homeless families with school-aged children in shelters closest to their original school district, under legislation introduced Monday by Legis. DuWayne Gregory (D- Amityville ).Gregory, chairman Read more »
Advocates raise concerns about Suffolk child protective services
social service advocates and union leaders are raising concerns about the potential for hampered child abuse probes.The Department of Social Services has 169 child protective investigators compared with 184 last year, according to county figures. The reduced Read more »
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DSS errors often hurt the client
New Hanover County Department of Social Services has seen a steady increase in the number of food stamp cases in the past five years, placing undue stress on the system and driving up the number of improperly awarded benefits, officials said this week. DSS from Wilmington Star-News Read more »
Police searching for parents accused of improper care for premature sons
their premature sons, who doctors eventually diagnosed as “failure to thrive.” In March, a caseworker with the York County Department of Social Services notified police that two infant boys hadn’t received necessary medical care while living with their mother, from HeraldOnline.com Read more »
Legislators call for identity theft investigation
for a hearing to look into possible theft of residents' information. A day after Erie County officials announced the Department of Social Services may have exposed residents to identity theft by improperly disposing of documents, the county's legislature is from Your News Now - Buffalo, NY Read more »
IN RE: I.K.
in the current placement or be placed in another permanent living arrangement and why; (5) Whether the county department of social services has since the initial permanency plan hearing made reasonable efforts to implement the permanent plan for the juvenile; from FindLaw: Cases and Codes Read more »
Department of Social Services director resigns
administrations and was previously director of the Division of Budget and Finance. The director of the Missouri Department of Social Services has resigned. A link to this page will be included in your message. View the last seven days See our paid archives from The Springfield News-Leader Read more »