Child Protection Related Links
Below are useful Child Protection Links
Familes in Crisis
Families in Crisis, Inc. (FIC) helps at-risk children, offenders and their families learn how to constructively succeed as individuals, as members of a family and as members of our society. We provide specialized services that strengthen families, enhance community safety and promote individual responsibility.
National Association of Counsel for Children
The National Association of Counsel for Children’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families by ensuring that these proceedings produce justice. Specifically, our mission is to:
* Strengthen the Delivery of Legal Services for Children
* Enhance the Quality of Legal Services Affecting Children
* Improve Courts and Agencies Serving Children
* Advance the Rights and Interests of Children
Judicial Branch Mediation Program (Adobe PDF File)
Child protection mediation is a voluntary, non-adversarial dispute resolution program. The program is designed to expand on existing conferencing models, which include Order of Temporary Custody and Termination of Parental Rights case management conferences and case status conferences.
National Court Appointed Special Advocates
The mission of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, together with its state and local members, is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused or neglected child can be safe, establish permanence and have the opportunity to thrive.
Center for Children's Advocacy
Center for Children's Advocacy Lawyers at the Center for Children's Advocacy go where children need them most. Built on the belief that every child, no matter the circumstances, deserves justice, equity and access, the Center promotes and protects the legal rights of Connecticut's poorest and most vulnerable children.
Office of the Child Advocate - Office of Governmental Accountability
The mission of the Office of the Child Advocate is to oversee the protection and care of children and to advocate for their well-being.
Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies
Link to the regulations of all Connecticut State Agencies, including the Department of Children and Families.
Interpreters and Translators, Inc.
OCPD contracted translation services.