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Pat Loeb
August 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plumbing problems at a state-run youth detention facility in the Poconos left 49 young residents with no running water for two weeks — a condition the state failed to report to the counties responsible for the residents. The state brought in portable toilets and...
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Family and home.
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Pat Loeb
April 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Department of Human Services is trying a new strategy to keep families together, even after a report of abuse or neglect. DHS began struggling with excessive caseloads five years ago when it began outsourcing social work, just as Pennsylvania's child...
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Child Welfare
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Pat Loeb
November 08, 2018 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia child welfare officials are declaring progress in their effort to improve services to abused and neglected children. The system has had a lot of problems. The city even lost its state license for a while in 2016. But a new score card on providers shows...
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