DCF: Latest News Archives

Latest News Archive


October 25, 2015

October, 23, 2015
Women's World 2015 Conference, FREE to Girls 13-19, November 7, 2015, Waterbury Youth Services

October 22, 2015

October 15, 2015

October 7, 2015

October 6, 2015

September 23, 2015

September 11, 2015

September 9, 2015
The CT Youth Excellence Project, by Damion J. Grasso, Ph.D.

September 8, 2015
Connecticut Latina/os Achieving Rights and Opportunities (CLARO) presents DíEso NO Se Habla/We Donít Talk About That on Friday, October 9, 2015

September 8, 2015

August 18, 2015

August 18,  2015

August 6, 2015
WFSB Face the State Interview:  DCF Commissioner pledges to fix department problems 

August 3, 2015
Office of Early Childhood Kicks of "CLICK for Babies" Campaign (visit the CLICK for Babies website)

July 30, 2015
How Connecticut is Helping Combat Child Sex Trafficking

July 29, 2015

July 28, 2015
DCF:  Steps taken to end restraints for Juvenile detainees

July 27, 2015
Connecticut ranks #6 overall in the latest 50 state Annie E. Casey Kids Count report (Read the full report here)

July 20, 2015
SERC announces "Building a Great Life" conference on October 2-3, 2015

July 13, 2015
PRESS RELEASE: New Juvenile Justice Reforms Focus on Individualized Services Responsive to Youth and Family Needs.  National Expert's Report Advances Next Phase of Reforms.

July 1, 2015
The Connecticut Turnaround, a case study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation

June 26, 2015

June 23, 2015
Free Summer Meals: www.CTSummerMeals.org

June 15, 2015
State of CT launches new CT.gov portal

June 1, 2015
Presidential Proclamation in honor of LGBT Pride Month 2015 

MAY 28, 2015
IN HONOR OF NATIONALTEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION MONTH - Learn about which Sex Ed Resources are available

May 27, 2015
Open-Hearted Meriden Family Embraces Foster Children As Their Own
 
MAY 20, 2015
IN HONOR OF NATIONAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION MONTH - Learn the Myths about STD's/STI's and pregnancy

MAY 18, 2015
After growing up in foster care, West Haven man helping other children

May 18, 2015
MAY IS NATIONAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION MONTH:  There are numerous types of birth control methods available.

May 14, 2015
LT. Governor Wyman Joins State Officials at Teen Safe Summer Driving Campaign Launch

May 14, 2015
The White House Honors Foster Care "Champions of Change," including Sixto Cancel, a former CT Foster Youth.

May 14, 2015
In Honor of NATIONALTEEN PREGNANCY PREVENITION MONTH  - Check out these unbelievable facts

May 11, 2015
Forum Shows Connecticut Is Making Progress On Race, Justice & Law Enforcement

May 11, 2015
In Honor of NATIONAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENITION MONTH  - Check out these resources for parents 

May 8, 2015


May 7, 2015

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015

May 4, 2015
Dads Matter Too! Third Annual Fishing Derby, Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10:00 until 1:00. Burr Pond, Torrington - Everyone is invited!

May 1, 2014
Kevin Lembo letter announcing Foster Care month

May 1, 2015
Governor Malloy's Press Release about National Foster Care Month

May 1, 2015
A Message From Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz On The Occasion Of National Foster Care Month

April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015

April 22, 2015

April 20, 2015
National Drug Endangered Children's Day - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April 14, 2015
CT-N OnDemand Video | Department of Children & Families Statewide Service Provider Meeting from April 8

April 9, 2015
The 22nd Annual ConnectiKids Celebrity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 29, 2015

April 7, 2015
Launch of the Human Anti-Trafficking Response Team (HART) webpage

April 1, 2015

March 31, 2015
Governor Malloy Executive Order:  "No state-sponsored travel to states that discriminate"

March 30, 2025
What some people are saying about the Wilderness School

March 10, 2015
Annie E. Casey Foundation Report on ďThe Connecticut Turnaround," Documents Child Welfare Reforms and Progress

March 10, 2015

March  2015
March is Social Work Month.  'Social Work Paves the Way for Change."

March 9, 2014

March 3, 2015

March 2, 2015
George Hajjar presented at the 23rd NAAAS conference in Baton Rouge, LA

March 2, 2015
Today is National "Read Across America" Day!  You're never too old to read to a child!

 
VIDEOS!  February 27, 2015

February 20, 2014
White House Launches the "Every Kid in a Park" Initiative for the 100th birthday of the National Park Service.  Free one year passes to all fourth graders and their families

January 12, 2014
Celebrate Kindness! National No Name-Calling week begins January 19 - 23.

January 8, 2015
True Colors' Open House (Foster Care/ Mentoring/ Adoption) will be held Thursday, January 8th from 6-7:30 pm!  This event is co-hosted by The Connection & adoptive parents Kevin Lembo (CT State Comptroller) and Charles Frey.
 
December 29, 2014
 
December 23, 2014

December 17, 2014
HOLIDAY HINT: Make extra batches of cookies to deliver to your local Firehouse, Emergency Room, Police station, Shelter or other deserving volunteer organizations.

December 15, 2014
 
December 1, 2014
Dangerous Holiday Toys: Trouble in Toyland report
 
December 1, 2014
 
December 1, 2014
 
 
November 17, 2014
Governor Announces $4m Grant To Enhance Health And Wellness Of New Haven Children
 
November 17, 2014
 
November 14, 2014
State Comptroller Kevin Lembo's letter about National Adoption Month
 
November 12, 2014
 
November 7, 2014

October 31, 2014
 
October 29, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Megan Rapinoe
 
October 28, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Frank Ocean
 
October 27, 2014
GOV. MALLOY: STATE LAUNCHES EBOLA INFORMATION WEBSITE. Residents Can Visit www.ct.gov/ebola for Useful Facts
 
October 27, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero:  John Mitchell Cameron
 
October 24, 2014
Today's LGBT Huistory Month Hero:  Armistead Maupin

October 22, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Kathy Kozachenko
 
October 21, 2014
 
October 22, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: June Jordan

October 21, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Marc Jacobs
 
October 20, 2014
 
October 20, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Billy Holiday

October 17, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero:  Darlene Garner
 
October 16, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Rudy Galindo
 
October 15, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Storme DeLaverie 
 
October 14, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero:  Lee Daniels
 
October 10, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Tseng Kwong Chi
 
October 2, 2014
Committee on Children Informational Forum on the 2014 Child Fatality Report

October 9, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Michael Callen
 
October 8, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero:  Lord Byron
 
October 7, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Ivy Bottini
 
October 6, 2014
 
October 6, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Bernice Bing
 
October 3, 2014
Today's LGBT History Month Hero: Tallulah Bankhead
 
October 2, 2014
 
October 2, 2014
LGBT History Month Day 2: Faisal Alam
 
October 1, 2014
 
September 22, 2014
 
September 22, 2014
 
September 15, 2014
Today begins Hispanic Heritage Month (9-15 through 10-15) where we recognize contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans.
 
September 10, 2014
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and The Trevor Project is launching "Ask for Help," a new campaign.
 
September 9, 2014
The DCF-Office for Research and Evaluation (ORE) will conduct a Quality and Satisfaction Survey of Foster Children and their Foster Parents.
 
September 5, 2014
 

August 26, 2014

August 4, 2014
 
August 4, 2014
 
July 30, 2014
 
July 24, 2014
 
July 23, 2014
June 30, 2014
 
June 25, 2014
 
June 25, 2014
 
 
June 20, 2014
 
June 12, 2014
 
June 11, 2014
 
June 2, 2014
 
May 29, 2014
May 7, 2014
 
May 6, 2014
 
May 1, 2014
 
 
May 1, 2014
 
April 23, 2014
 
April 15, 2014
 
April 15, 2014
Gay-Straight Alliance Only for Gays? (Written by one of our fabulous teens - Eduardo)
 
 
March 24, 2014
 
March 20, 2014
 
January 31, 2014
 
January 30, 2014
 
January 17, 2014
 
January 15, 2014
 
January 14, 2014
 
December 5, 2013
 




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