• Overview of Adolescent Services

    DCF is committed to providing adolescent services that stress positive development and youth empowerment.
  • Chafee Foster Care Education and Training Voucher Program

  • Class of 2009: Largest Number of DCF Youth to Graduate

  • Programs

    Programs such as discharge support, youth mentoring, adolescent outreach, teen living and youth advisory board.
  • Summer Employment

    Here's a chance for highly motivated youth who are invested in their education to gain some real life experience.
  • Education and Tuition Assistance

    The Department of Children and Families is committed to ensuring the youth in its care are able to pursue higher education and vocational training to achieve their potential. In keeping with this commitment, there are both state and federally funded programs available exclusively to youth in the care of DCF as well as in DCF sponsored adoptive and guardianship homes to help finance post-secondary education.
  • Teen Peer Line

    This phone line enables youth to confidentially ask questions about department policy, foster care review, education, and scholarship information, housing, support services, upcoming events, etc.. Youth can request to speak directly to a peer. Call 1-800-238-7868, weekdays 9 to 5.
  • National Youth in Transition Survey