The Close to Home proposal would transition custody of youth placed in non-secure and limited-secure facilities from the state to facilities in New York City. Proponents of the plan say this would ensure that children are placed in facilities that provide better access to their families and easy contact with their attorneys.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Gov wants incarcerated juveniles 'close to home'
Excerpt-please read full article...this is certainly a step in the "right" direction for the children.