Posted at 12:25 PM, October 23, 2014

Adoption Task Force Meetings

When

October 30, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Where

Department of Children and Families
600 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110


Posted at 9:27 AM, November 10, 2014

DCF Area Board Meetings

Lynn Area Board Meeting

When

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Where

Lynn Area Office
330 Lynnway
Lynn, MA

Agenda

Agenda includes new member introductions, review of Open Meeting Law, DCF updates, recruitment of new members, and strategic planning for Board activities.


North Central Area Board Meeting

When

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Where

North Central Area Office
690 Mechanic Street
Leominster, MA 01453

Agenda

Agenda includes a review of last meeting’s minutes, organization and Area updates, planning for holiday events, discussion of the open meeting law, golf tournament planning, and discussion of the foster parent recruitment committee.


Cambridge Area Board Meeting

When

November 19, 2014, 4:00

Where

Cambridge DCF Office
810 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139

Agenda

The agenda will include staffing updates, new policy updates, social worker licensing and training, and discussion of the Pediatric Behavioral Health Medication Initiative.


Harbor Area Board Meeting

When

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

Where

Harbor Area office
80 Everett Avenue, 1st Floor
Chelsea, MA 02150

Agenda

Agenda includes review of prior meeting minutes, new member approvals, updates from the Director, ongoing Board recruitment efforts, a presentation from the Ombudsman’s Office, and holiday announcements and planning.


Public Hearing

DCF has prepared and submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Pre-Expenditure Report for SFY15. The Department and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services will conduct a public hearing to obtain comment and feedback on the report.  The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 600 Washington Street – 7th Floor, Room 7004, Boston, MA, 02111 from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M.  For more information, please contact Sally Connors at sally.j.connors@state.ma.us.


This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.