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Permanency is achieved when children are returned to their families, without further court supervision, when children are adopted, or when children are placed with individuals who are their permanent guardians. Courts are empowered to remove children from home if they are in danger of harm, but also have other alternatives, including removing the alleged perpetrator and placing the child with members of the extended family.

Key Measures

  1. Achievement of Child Permanency - Percentage of children who reach legal permanency by reunification, adoption or guardianship.
Streaming Video
Click here for an overview of child permanency by Dawn Rubio. (Length - 3 min 50 sec)