You are here

Child Welfare

Enter the word(s) you are searching for; use quotes for exact phrase

Information about the Department of Children and Families.  Includes general reference and policy information.  Focus is on DCF's effectiveness in meeting its mandate to try to keep children safely within their homes and families before considering other placements. 

Resource Library Materials: Browse the library by category by clicking on a link in the sidebar to the left. If a listed category also has subcategories, you can find out what these are by clicking on the plus sign. Or, use the search, particularly if you want information on cross substantive issues.

Latest Content

expand_less expand_more

Family Voices Report

05/11/2022 - MLRI (Susan Elsen) - lock_open

Federal Poverty Guidelines - 2022

01/19/2022 - MLRI - lock_open
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2022 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more

In the Matter of EK, FH# 2018-0126

05/27/2018 - Maura E. Bradford - lock_open
Reversed - DCF did not have a reasonable basis to believe that Appellant was liable for neglect on account of the Appellant not being a... Read more

In the Matter of MA, FH# 2017-0418

11/02/2017 - Nicholas Holahan - lock_open
Reversed - DCF did not have reasonable cause to support a report of neglect when the hospital, as a mandated reporter, did not provide... Read more