DCYF joins state courts in celebrating Washington’s adoptive families

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November is National Adoption Month, and throughout the month, the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is joining with the Administrative Office of the Courts in commemorating the state’s families who have come together through adoption.

Gov. Jay Inslee joined in celebrating the state’s adoptive families, officially declaring Nov. 16, 2018 to be Adoption Day in Washington state.

DCYF Biennial Budget Request

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Secretary Hunter submitted a letter to the Office of Financial Management for the Department of Children, Youth, and Families biennial budget.

Every two years all state agencies are required to submit a biennial budget. The DCYF budget requested enhanced funding for key agency initiatives. The Secretary’s letter and details for each of DCYF’s decision packages (DP’s) are available on the Legislative & Federal Relations web page.