The Department of Children and Families (DCF) begins 2017 with the addition of 15 staff members dedicated to recruiting foster parents across the state. DCF created the foster care recruiter positions as part of the system-wide reform initiated in September 2015 by the Baker-Polito Administration …Continue Reading DCF Increases Focus on Foster Care Awareness with the Help of 15 New Recruiters
Whether a child is a victim of, or witness to, domestic violence, the trauma leaves an imprint on their emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing. Research suggests ongoing exposure can even impact brain development and “hardwire” children in ways they may be dealing with into adulthood. …Continue Reading Domestic Violence Resources For Families
When Ariel Brown needs help navigating college financing, or any kind of life questions a young adult starting out in life might have, she often turns to her Department of Children and Families (DCF) support system. Last month, Ariel was among more than 100 teen-agers …Continue Reading DCF Youth Summit
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