Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Pennsylvania

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

https://govt.westlaw.com/pac/index?__lrTS=20210106190821430&transitionType=Default&contextData=%28sc.Default%29 

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 23 Pa. C.S.A, part III
  • Child protection: title 23 Pa. C.S.A., part VII, chapters 61, 63, 65
  • Child welfare: title 23 Pa. C.S.A., part VI, chapter 56; title 42 Pa. C.S.A., part VI, chapter 63, subchapters A through D
  • Guardianship: title 42 Pa. C.S.A., part VI, chapter 63, subchapter D (§ 6357)
  • Youth services: title 42 Pa. C.S.A, part VI, chapter 63, subchapter D (§ 6351)
  • Indian child welfare: title 23 Pa. C.S.A., part VI, chapter 54 (§ 5404)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/

Notes:

See title 55, part V: Children, Youth, and Families Manual.