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Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Posted on Apr 9

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Every child has the right to a happy, healthy life. Children’s safety is not only a main concern for parents and caregivers, but for the Commonwealth as well. The Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) partners with families and communities to protect children from abuse and neglect   …Continue Reading Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Creating Families through Adoption: 6 Steps in the Process Posted on Dec 5

Creating Families through Adoption: 6 Steps in the Process

Every year in Massachusetts hundreds of children leave foster care via adoption into loving homes. Deciding whether to adopt can be a difficult decision, but it is often a very rewarding one for both you and the child. Becoming an adoptive parent is a big   …Continue Reading Creating Families through Adoption: 6 Steps in the Process