09-24 Re: Change of Placement Information
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD PROTECTION
CHILD PROTECTION DIVISION
GENERAL ORDER 09-24
RE: CHANGE OF PLACEMENT INFORMATION
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER ORDER OF THIS COURT,
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (“DCFS”) has agreed to provide the court and parties of record with certain information relating to changes in placement of children that the Cook County Child Protection Division has placed in the custody or guardianship of DCFS. The information that DCFS has agreed to provide consists of the child’s name, case ID number, court docket number, case manager’s name and team, most recent placement date, and current living arrangement. To facilitate this agreement,
- DCFS shall provide this information by computer printout on a daily basis. The computer printout may contain codes and DCFS will periodically distribute updated keys to any codes. The computer printouts shall be made available to the attorney offices (State’s Attorney, Public Defender, and Public Guardian) through the DCFS service plan distribution center. Copies of the computer printouts and keys shall be posted in the conflict bar attorney office. In addition, DCFS may choose to distribute this information in any other manner.
- The computer printout shall reflect the best available information on the date that the placement change is entered in the DCFS computer system. Children shall appear on the computer printout on the next day following (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and court holidays) the dates that their placement changes are entered into the DCFS computer system.
This order does not modify any DCFS rule or procedure regarding placement change notification.
This General Order supercedes Child Protection Division General Order 05-27.
This order is entered this date, March 19, 2009, and shall be spread of record and published.
Patricia M. Martin
Child Protection Division