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Public Statements

2022

Testimony to the New York City Council General Welfare Committee, "Oversight: Juvenile Detention in NYC"
June 15, 2022

Testimony to the New York City Council General Welfare and Finance Committees, "New York City Council Fiscal Year 2023 Executive Budget Hearing"
May 20, 2022

Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare, "New York City Council Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary Budget Hearing"
March 9, 2022

2021

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Stephanie Gendell to the New York City Council General Welfare Committee Int. 1304-2018; 1992-2020; 2419-2021; 2420-2021
October 25, 2021

Testimony to the New York State Assembly, "Family Involvement in the Child Welfare System"
October 21, 2021

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight - The Child Welfare System During COVID-19"
June 14, 2021

Testimony Regarding Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2022
May 10, 2021

Testimony Regarding Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2022
March 17, 2021

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight—The Juvenile Justice System During COVID-19"
February 19, 2021

2020

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Julie Farber, Division of Family Permanency Services, to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight—Foster Care Task Force Progress"
November 24, 2020

Testimony by Commissioner David A. Hansell to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight—Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System"
October 28, 2020

Testimony by Commissioner David A. Hansell to the City Council Committees on Justice System and Criminal Justice, "Oversight—COVID-19 in City Jails and Juvenile Detention Centers"
May 19, 2020

2019

Testimony to the City Council Committees on Justice System and Criminal Justice, "Oversight—Implementation and Expansion of Raise the Age"
December 3, 2019

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, Bills Package
October 31, 2019

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight—The Nicholas Scoppetta Children's Center"
June 25, 2019

Testimony Regarding Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2020
May 22, 2019

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight—Impact of Marijuana Policies on Child Welfare"
April 10, 2019

Testimony Regarding Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020
March 25, 2019

Testimony to the City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice, "Oversight—Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) and the Juvenile Justice System"
February 12, 2019

Testimony to the City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice, "Oversight—Evaluating Programs that Aim to Reduce Recidivism Among Justice Involved Youth"
January 16, 2019

2018

Testimony by Commissioner Hansell to the City Council Committee on General Welfare and Justice System
November 27, 2018

Testimony to the City Council Committee on General Welfare, "Oversight – ACS Preventive Services and Family Enrichment Centers"
October 24, 2018

Testimony by Felipe Franco, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Youth and Family Justice, to the City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice - "Oversight – Update on NYC's Implementation of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility?"
September 20, 2018

Acs Commissioner Hansell Condemns New House Amendment That Would Discriminate Against Potential LGBTQ Foster & Adoptive Parents
July 17, 2018

Testimony by David A. Hansell, Commissioner, to the City Council Committee on Contracts- "Oversight- Model Budget for Human Services Contractors"
June 21, 2018

Testimony to the New York City Council Committees on Finance, General Welfare and Juvenile Justice
May 15, 2018

Testimony by Lorelei Vargas, Deputy Commissioner Division of Child and Family Well-Being, to the City Council Committee on Immigration- "How Does NYC Support Immigrant Parents of Children Ages 0-5 Years?
April 24, 2018

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Felipe Franco, Division of Youth and Family Justice, to the City Council Juvenile Justice Committee on the Justice System- "Oversight –NYC's Preparedness to Raise the Age"
April 18, 2018

Testimony by David A. Hansell, Commissioner, to the New York City Council Committees on General Welfare and Juvenile Justice
March 27, 2018

Foster Care Task Force Report
March 22, 2018

2017

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Julie Farber, Division of Family Permanency Services, to the Assembly Standing Committee on Children & Families- "Supports for Foster Parents and Relative and Non-relative Caretakers"
December 14, 2017

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Julie Farber, Division of Family Permanency Services, to the NYC Council Committees on General Welfare and Higher Education- "Oversight- Higher Education Opportunities for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care"
December 13, 2017

Testimony by David A. Hansell, Commissioner, to the New York City Committee on General Welfare, - "Int. 1590-2017, Int. 1598-2017, Int. 1601-2017, Int. 1607-2017, & 1609-2017"
June 14, 2017

Assessment of New York City Administration for Children's Services Safety Practice and Initiatives: Key Findings and Recommendations from Casey Family Programs
June 9, 2017

Testimony of the Administration for Children's Services, to the New York State Senate Committee on Children & Families, Assembly Standing Committee on Children & Families, and Assembly Legislative Taskforce on Women's Issues, "Access to Quality Child Care"
May 23, 2017

Testimony by David A. Hansell, Commissioner, to the New York City Council Committees on General Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Women's Issues, -"New York City Council Fiscal Year 2018 Executive Budget Hearing"
May 15, 2017

Testimony by David A. Hansell, Commissioner, to the New York City Council Committees on General Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Women's Issues, -"New York City Council Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget Hearing"
March 27, 2017

2016

Testimony by Dr. Jacqueline Martin, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Preventive Services, to the New York City Council on Oversight-"Preventive Services at the Administration for Children's Services"
December 14, 2016

Report on the Child Welfare Case of Zymere Perkins
December 13, 2016

Testimony by Gladys Carrión, Esq., Commissioner, New York City Council Committees on Oversight- Child Abuse Cases and the Various City Touchpoints for Families
October 31, 2016

Testimony by Gladys Carrión, Esq., Commissioner, New York City Council Committees on General Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Women's Issues, - "New York City Council Fiscal Year 2017 Executive Budget Hearing'
May 12, 2016

Testimony by Deputy Commissioner Felipe Franco, Division of Youth and Family Justice, to the New York City Council Committee on Juvenile Justice, - "INT 949: Requiring ACS to Report on Programs and Services Provided to Youth in Placement and Detention Facilities'
April 14, 2016

Testimony by Dr. Jacqueline McKnight, Executive Deputy Commissioner to the New York City Council Committees on General Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Women's Issues, - "New York City Council Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget Hearing"
March 15, 2016

Testimony by Felipe Franco, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Youth & Family Justice to the New York City Council Committees on Juvenile Justice and Cultural Affairs, "Oversight- Examining Cultural Non-Profits in the New York City Juvenile Justice System"
January 29, 2016

Programs & Initiatives