Jail Visitation Survey

Jail Visitation Survey A new survey conducted by Dads’ Resource Center in 2019 revealed that fewer than half of Pennsylvania county jails allow inmates barrier-free visits with their children.  Of the 50 jails that responded to the survey, 28 reported that they do not allow contact visits under any circumstances, while 22 said they

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PFA Survey

PFA Survey In 2019 the Dad’s Resource Center surveyed Temporary Orders of Protection From Abuse (PFA) filed during 2017 in 12 Pennsylvania counties and found that how information is currently reported obstructs the development of data to track biases in PFA outcomes based on gender.  As a result of this survey, the Dads’ Resource

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GAL Survey

GAL Survey Individuals who play a major role in the outcomes of child custody cases in Pennsylvania have virtually no oversight or professional standards in hiring or training, which could lead to potentially harmful consequences for thousands of children in the child welfare system, according to a survey by the Dads’ Resource Center in

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CYS Study

CYS Study In 2019 the Dads’ Resource Center concluded a study researching potential biases toward fathers within Pennsylvania courts, legal system, and county and human services agencies. This study reviewed the ratio of male to female staff and supervisors in the Office of Children and Youth (CYS) for every county in Pennsylvania.  The study

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Custody Study

Custody Study In 2019 the Dad’s Resource Center concluded a study reviewing the distribution of time that children are assigned to parents in divorce proceedings by Courts of the Commonwealth in 14 Pennsylvania counties and has found that fathers are disproportionately impacted by rulings. The study reviewed the first 50 cases starting in 2016

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Pennsylvania County Jail Contact Visit Survey

A new survey conducted by Dads’ Resource Center (DRC) reveals that fewer than half of Pennsylvania county jails allow inmates barrier-free visits with their children. Of the 50 jails that responded to the survey, 28 reported that they do not allow contact visits under any circumstances, while 22 said they only allow contact visits under

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