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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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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 LQ, FH# 2017-0419

02/02/2018 - Anne L. Dale Nialetz - lock_open
Affirmed in part and reversed in part - DCF had reasonable cause to support allegations of neglect where Appellant’s children were sexually... Read more

In the Matter of KB, FH# 2018-0473

06/22/2018 - Anne L. Dale Nialetz - lock_open
Affirmed - DCF had a reasonable basis for closing the case and terminating services for the young adult Appellant with prior notice... Read more