Ombudsman Releases Report: Investigation of Change of Foster Care Placement by OCS

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The Alaska State Ombudsman recently concluded an investigation of a complaint from a licensed foster parent about the way the Office of Children’s Services changed the placement of a toddler in foster care. The Ombudsman investigated whether OCS abused its discretion in deciding to move the child from the complainant’s home to another foster home. The Ombudsman also investigated how OCS participated in the writing of court documents opposing the foster parent’s request for a placement review hearing. Read the public report here.