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DC family services agency to disband program

Thursday - 8/30/2012, 6:37am  ET

WASHINGTON - The District Child and Family Services Agency is disbanding a program that helps move children from foster care to adoption, guardianship or reunification with their families.

The Washington Post reports that it obtained a memo from agency officials to employees and service providers that says two positions will be eliminated. The duties of the Out-of-Home and Permanence Administration will fall to other caseworkers in the agency.

Mindy Good, a spokeswoman for the agency, says caseworkers are able to handle the paperwork needed to move children out of foster care.


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