Posted on: May 23, 2017

May is Foster Care Month

Foster Care Month

The commissioners recognized May as Foster Care Month. Michele Kristofco, Community Relations Specialist for the Health and Human Service’s Office of Children and Youth (OCY), discussed how foster care offers help to children who need stable, lo...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

Child Abuse Proclamation

The Montgomery County Commissioners proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Montgomery County and recognized the exceptional work of the staff of the Office of Children & Youth and the innovative prevention efforts utilized to support chil...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

EXCELLENCE IN CHILD WELFARE PRACTICE AWARD

Last week, Office of Children and Youth caseworker Sophia Tozzi was featured in the University of Pittsburgh’s social media campaign for excellence in the Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates (CWEB) program. Sophia completed her BSW degree...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Hershey Park Trip for Foster Children in Montgomery County!

On December 2, 2016, SuperKIDS of Montgomery County, Inc. is sponsoring 40 foster children, chaperoned by professional casework staff, on an exciting bus trip to Hershey Park’s Candy Lane. The children will experience holiday lights, attractions and amus...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Children & Youth Staff Making a Positive Impact

Gregg Stirzel, Family Support Worker
Gregg recently provided exemplary efforts in helping a young father succeed. Gregg was identified as a support for a father with a heroin addiction. A plan of safety was implemented and father’s young daughter was p...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

2015 Annual Report for Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth

The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Children & Youth released their 2015 Annual Report. The 2015 Annual Report details local child abuse and neglect statistics and information, as well as, services and supports ...Read on...

2015 OCY Annual Report
Posted on: July 15, 2016

2016 Tom Ward Scholarship Winner

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The Tom Ward Scholarship was presented by SuperKIDS of Montgomery County, Inc. to Jessica Newton. SuperKIDS was represented by Board Members, Chris Holtz and Michele Kristofco. Mr. Holtz presented Miss Newton with a certificate and her $1000 scholarship...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Montgomery County Children & Youth Helps to End Hunger!

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There’s nothing like a little healthy competition to fight off the winter blues and support a good cause! Staff members of the Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth divided into four (4) teams and over a seven-week period competed to see which...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth 2014 Annual Report

The report details Montgomery County child abuse and neglect data, statistics and services provided by Montgomery County's Office of Children and Youth.

2014 MCOCY Annual Report