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Neglected & Delinquent

Definition of Neglected and Delinquent Children

"An institution for Neglected Children" - A public or private residential facility other than a foster home, that is operated for the care of children who have been committed to the institution or voluntarily placed in the institution under applicable State law, due to abandonment, neglect, or death of their parents or guardians.

"An institution for Delinquent Children" - A public or private residential facility for the care of children who have been adjudicated to be delinquent or in need of supervision.

Neglected & Delinquent Institutions (Part D, Subpart 2) and State Agencies (Part D, Subpart 1)