Posted at 1:25 PM, September 23, 2014

Adoption Task Force Meetings

When

September 24, 2014, 10:30 am

October 30, 2014, 1:30 pm

Where

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


Posted at 5:00 PM, September 24, 2014

DCF Area Board Meetings

New Bedford Area Board Meeting

When

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Where

DCF New Bedford Area Office
98 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Agenda

Agenda items will include review of new member materials, a review of the open meeting law, and an overview of the Board’s “Duties, Powers, Roles, and Responsibilities.” Additional time will be allotted for open discussion.

Pittsfield Area Board Meeting

When

Tuesday October 7, 2014, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

DCF Pittsfield Area Office
53 Eagle St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Agenda

Agenda will include review of last meeting’s minutes, overview of Open Meeting Law, review of Advisory Board goals, formation of committees, area office updates, need for families, and time for community voice.

Cape Cod and Islands Area Board Meeting

When

Thursday October 9, 2014, 3:30 to 5 pm

Where

DCF Area Office
500 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Agenda

  • Welcome & Information Sharing
  • Area Office Updates
  • Open Meeting Law
  • Community Trends
  • DOA Ryan Last AB Meeting

Fall River Area Board Meeting

When

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

Where

DCF Fall River Area Office
1561 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Agenda

Agenda items will include discussion about Area Board Development, Area Office Updates, Report of Outcomes for Families, Emerging Needs of Families, and open discussion to include an overview of Open Meeting requirements.

Plymouth Area Board Meeting

When

Thursday October 16, 2014, 10:30 to Noon

Where

DCF Area Office
61 Industrial Park Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Agenda

  • Welcome & Information Sharing
  • Area Office Updates
  • Open Meeting Law
  • Community Trends
  • DOA Ryan Last AB Meeting

Lawrence Area Board Meeting

When

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Where

DCF Lawrence Area Office
Everett Mills
15 Union St., 2nd Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840

Agenda

Agenda will include introductions, discussion of Open Meeting Law, updates on the Foster Parent Recruitment Campaign, Area Board Recruitment and initiatives and planning for the next meeting.


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