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.

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DCYF on Medium

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:20
In doing big projects like the DCYF creation there are tasks that have crazy deadlines (getting a payment system in place, payroll, filing new rules on time, etc.) and tasks that are often more...
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:09
We are excited to announce additional leadership hires for DCYF. As we get closer to our July 1 merger, we are pleased to be able to round out our leadership team with dedicated and experienced...
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:51
Taking an uncommon approach to performance-based contracting
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:12
Wondering what the Office of Innovation, Alignment and Accountability is up to? Here’s a quick video from director Vickie Ybarra that provides a nice overview and update.
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:45
As Secretary Hunter mentioned in a previous post, my role at the Department of Children, Youth, and Families is to oversee the division of Programs for Children and Families. We have begun the...
Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:03
I am pleased to announce we have selected more excellent managers for our agency. All of these positions take effect July 1, 2018. You can read more about each of these leaders on our DCYF website.