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Great Childhoods Begin at Home

 

*We are currently under construction, making some changes to this site. Please forgive us if anything seems out of sorts (Oct. 2018)*

 

PCANY's Comments re: Family Detention Policy from Dept. of Homeland Security

 

"Children should not be detained under any circumstances, but should be housed in the community, with their families, and receive proper supports." Read the full comment here (page 1 and page 2).

 

NYS Home Visiting Coordination Initiative to Launch with Assembly Member's Support

 

Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi (AD 28), chair of the Social Services Committee, has secured a $100,000 legislative award to fund the New York State Home Visiting Coordination Initiative, which will launch on October 1st. To learn more about this important measure to help support New York's families, read the release.


Preventing Sexual Abuse: Tips for Parents

 

Recent revelations about child sexual abuse in the Catholic church in Pennsylvania reminds us that this type of abuse can happen anywhere.  If you are concerned, here are some things you should know.