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Child Welfare

Child Welfare

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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. 

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01/11/2019 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more
05/01/2017 - Department of Children and Families
02/28/2018 - Child Trends
Child Welfare Financing SFY 2014: A survey of federal, state, and local expenditures, Kristina Roskinsky, Dana Dean Connelly, OCT 04, 2016... Read more

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