Bethel Park, PA asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Pennsylvania


*After police told me Id be going to jai, CYS forced me to sign safety plan and told me if I didn't sign our baby would be taken instead of going home with my parents.

*I never seen the safety plan or had the chance to read it. I was told (and my parents and husband were also) that we would receive a copy of the "safety plan". I was told it would be max. 30 days but 60 days at the absolute most.

*Caseworker only came to my home 2 times, once 3/4 days after "safety plan" and then again 1-3 days after the 60 days had ended.

*Caseworker NEVER spoke to my husband – EVER!

*It has been almost 5 months and I keep asking for safety plan copy every time I talk to or see anyone from CYS - they ALWAYS tell me they will send me a copy but they never have and I don't think they ever will.

*They told me there are no allegations of abuse or neglect when I asked what the allegations were.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kathryn Hilbush
Kathryn Hilbush
  • Media, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: It's hard to know the whole story here. I suggest that you obtain private counsel to help you with this problem. If you can't afford a private attorney, then try Legal Assistance or of the advocacy groups in the Pittsburgh area that offer legal assistance at low or no charge.

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