DCYF

Welcome to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families!

This is where you can find information about the work to build the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families. Check out our blog below for regular updates on our progress. Fill out the simple form below to let us know about an organization, community group, or service provider that we should be learning from in the next year.

Have questions about the new agency? Check out our FAQs. We'll be updating and adding to them as we move forward with the effort to build DCYF, so send us your questions! 

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Working With Our Community Organizations

Do you know an organization, community group, or service provider that we should be learning from? Fill out the form and our team will work on getting Ross Hunter, Secretary of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, out to you.

DCYF on Medium

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:24
I am pleased to announce that we’ve hired our Director of Human Resources for DCYF. Marcos Rodriguez comes to us from the Department of Corrections and will be starting his new position next Friday,...
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 15:32
I am eager to share with you a brief update on our progress toward building an organizational structure for the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. As with many of the tasks we face, there...
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:21
Up until now, merging into the Department of Children, Youth, and Families has seemed like a far-off prospect, something happening “next” year. Well, that year is now upon us. In six short months we...
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:26
Building a new agency — especially one as large and important as the Department of Children, Youth, and Families — is no easy task. Merging Children’s Administration, the Department of Early Learning...
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:01
I am very excited to have submitted the Department of Children, Youth, and Families’ very first budget request to the Governor’s office this week. Even though we’re working towards only a...
Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:20
The monumental task of creating a new agency is well underway, and I am eager to share with you our progress thus far. We’re trying to take a thoughtful and inclusive approach to this work, one that...