DCYF

AcronymDefinition
DCYFDepartment of Children Youth and Their Families
DCYFDivision of Children, Youth and Families (various locations)
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The Rhode Island Foundation and Casey Foundation grants will enable DCYF to conduct a first-of-its-kind Resource Family Retreat-a weekend-long event aimed at reducing the length of time it takes for foster parents to become licensed.
Since the start of 2015, the Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) has reduced the use of institutional care by more than 25 percent and reduced the number of children placed out-of-state by more than 50 percent, but there is still more work to do," DCYF Director Trista Piccola said.
To me, this disparity reinforces the need to continue oversight of the audit of DCYF that began in 2015.
The low number of foster care placements in New Hampshire compared with the states closest to us is also concerning in light of reports that DCYF staff arbitrarily closed over 1,500 open cases of child abuse or negligence on a single day last year.