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91 INF-28: Inmate/Parent-Child Visitation
Social Services Law Section 384-b(7)(f) requires authorized agencies
(including social services districts) having custody of a child or children
whose parent(s) is/are incarcerated to make arrangements for visitation
between children and the parent(s) at the correctional facility. Effective
January 2, 1991, in keeping with the fiscal constraints facing the state,
the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) suspended
weekday visitation at its medium and minimum security correctional
facilities. DOCS is aware of the statutory provisions, however, which
require the facilitation of visitation between children and incarcerated


Created: 10/29/2004
Updated: 10/29/2004