➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NY: Social services costs skyrocket
Rochester Post Bulletin – February 11, 2017
Starting in 2017, counties are facing a new cost with out-of-home placements: Making sure social workers are available to respond and evaluate within 24 hours. In a county like Wabasha, where Hunter supervises three social workers focused on child protection plus an intake specialist, that means spreading the resources thin.