“The fundamental liberty interest of natural parents in the care, custody, and management of their child does not evaporate simply because they have not been model parents of have lost temporary custody of their child to the State.”
-United States Supreme Court, Santosky v. Kramer, 1982
“We do less well when parents are not given the support and the guidance and the help that they need. However, when parents rights’ are protected, we do better as a system protecting the rights of their children. CFR is at the center of that.
-John Mattingly, Former NYC Commissioner of Children’s Services and Senior Consultant, Annie E. Casey Foundation
“I remember my CFR team telling me, you don’t have to fight this alone, we are here for you.”
– Ms. M., CFR Client