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§ 7504. Permanency plan

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 67 Pa.C.S.A. Public WelfareEffective: January 3, 2023

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 67 Pa.C.S.A. Public Welfare
Part IV. Children, Youth and Families (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 75. Family Finding and Kinship Care
Effective: January 3, 2023
67 Pa.C.S.A. § 7504
§ 7504. Permanency plan
(a) Permanency plan.--When a child is subject to an order transferring legal custody under 42 Pa.C.S. § 6351(a)(2) (relating to disposition of dependent child), the county shall develop a permanency plan, provide, on a continuous basis, services to support the successful effectuation of the permanency plan and document in the child's case plan the services provided. A child 14 years of age or older shall have the opportunity to participate in the development of the permanency plan.
(b) Permanency services.--The county agency shall, on an ongoing basis, provide services to:
(1) Identify potential permanent placements for the child, including primary and secondary placement options.
(2) Prepare the child cognitively and emotionally for placement in accordance with the child's identified permanency goal.
(3) Maintain and strengthen sibling connections through joint placement or facilitation of visitation and other means of communication.
(4) Maintain and strengthen other identified supportive connections.


2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 1765, No. 118, § 10, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2023].
67 Pa.C.S.A. § 7504, PA ST 67 Pa.C.S.A. § 7504
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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