The New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services’ (ACS) has spent the last nine months implementing seven new reforms to increase effectiveness, accountability, and transparency across the agency. The reforms were in response to the 2016 report done by Kroll Associates that reviewed the City's child protective and preventive services program. The report was delivered to ACS in February 2017, and concluded that ACS should conduct an agency-wide risk assessment and internal controls review.
Beginning in March 2017, ACS has completed a total of seven agency reforms that “strengthened its child-protective work while expanding its . . .