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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Illinois Catholic Charities Keeps Right to Serve Children with Foster Care, Adoption Services

Illinois Catholic Charities Keeps Right to Serve Children with Foster Care, Adoption Services

Today, Illinois Judge John Schmidt granted three Illinois Catholic Charities a preliminary injunction, allowing them to continue their service to the nearly 2,000 Illinois children under their care for foster care and adoptions.
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Monday, February 16, 2015

ACLU asks judge to order Illinois reforms for child services

ACLU asks judge to order Illinois reforms for child services

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois has asked a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to start enacting court-ordered reforms.
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Labels: Child Protective, Illinois, lawsuit, USA
Sunday, January 11, 2015

Our View: Illinois must fix Department of Children and Family Services

Our View: Illinois must fix Department of Children and Family Services

It’s sad to think it took newspaper and television reports to get Illinois officials to pay attention to problems at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

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Labels: Child Protective, Illinois, reform, USA
Friday, February 15, 2013

Illinois’ Budgetary Problems Put Child Welfare Services Progress In Jeopardy, Report Says

Illinois’ Budgetary Problems Put Child Welfare Services Progress In Jeopardy, Report Says

Illinois’ fiscal crisis is posing a significant threat to the health and safety of children across the state, according to Voices for Illinois Children’s annual Kids Count report.

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Labels: Child Protective, foster care, Illinois, money, USA
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

“Kids Falling Through the Cracks” of Illinois’ Understaffed Child Abuse Hotline

Ut oh! Children’s Rights has their eye on Illinois…

“Kids Falling Through the Cracks” of Illinois’ Understaffed Child Abuse Hotline

Illinois’ child abuse hotline is plagued with staffing shortages and delayed responses, according to an investigative report by the Chicago Tribune. The investigation reveals that the hotline’s performance has worsened in several key areas:

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Lawsuit claims Illinois illegally withholds treatment for kids

Lawsuit claims Illinois illegally withholds treatment for kids

A class action lawsuit against the state of Illinois alleges state welfare agencies illegally withhold treatment for children with emotional and behavioral disorders. The lawsuit could affect more than 18,000 youth with severe mental illnesses and emotional disturbances in Illinois.
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Friday, December 30, 2011

Requirement to consider gay couples for adoption forces Illinois Catholic Charities affiliates to close

Requirement to consider gay couples for adoption forces Illinois Catholic Charities affiliates to close

After the Illinois state legislature passed a requirement that says adoption and foster-care agencies — to be eligible for state money — must consider same-sex couples as potential foster-care or adoptive parents, the Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois decided to shut down most of the Catholic Charities affiliates in the state. This isn’t the first time something like this has happened: Massachusetts and Washington D.C. both passed similar requirements — and many Catholic Charities affiliates closed down in those states, as well. The New York Times reports:
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Illinois Catholic Charities gives up fight for foster services

Illinois Catholic Charities gives up fight for foster services

Calling off legal efforts to keep Catholic Charities of Illinois in the foster care business, three Roman Catholic dioceses have dropped their lawsuit against the state of Illinois, and agreed to transfer more than 1,000 foster care children and staff to other agencies.
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Friday, March 12, 2010

Juvenile Justice, Children and Family Services departments merging

Juvenile Justice, Children and Family Services departments merging

Acknowledging that teenagers in correctional facilities suffer from trauma and mental health issues and that the state has fallen short in helping them, Illinois officials announced Wednesday that the Department of Juvenile Justice will be folded into the Department of Children and Family Services.
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Quinn calls for changes in juvenile prison system

Gov. Pat Quinn wants to end a rocky experiment with the state’s juvenile prison system.

On the heels of an audit showing the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice has been mismanaged since it was split off from the state’s adult prison system in 2006, Quinn is proposing to fold the agency into the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Note: LOL! Pat Quinn thinks that the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is gonna do better.

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