Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Department of Children and Families




Web Site:

www.mass.gov/dcf

Organization Chart

Mission:

The Department of Children and Families is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect and strengthening families. There are currently more than 8,000 children in foster care across Massachusetts and more than 40,000 children in all served by the Department.

Governing Laws:

Statutes

MGL C. 18B S. 1-25 Department of Children and Families
MGL C. 119 S. 1-51G Protection and Care of Children
MGL C. 190B S. 5 Guardians and Conservators
MGL C. 210 S. 1-14 Adoption of Children and Change of Name
MGL C. 112 S. 135-135A Social Worker Privilege

Regulations

110 CMR Department of Children and Families

 

Reports:


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