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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DCYF on Medium

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.
Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:55
As promised, we are presenting our next level of organizational structure for the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families. What we are outlining here is a model that describes the...
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:59
When Ross Hunter was appointed last year as secretary of the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), he made a commitment to visit every office to learn from employees who would...
Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:04
Over the past few months, I’ve visited a number of Children’s Administration offices while on my tour of the new DCYF offices. Two chronic problems the agency faces have become clear to me during...
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:44
Welcome to a new DCYF blog series from the Office of Innovation, Alignment and Accountability (OIAA). Though our team is still fairly new (staff came aboard in January) we’ve been hard at work...