Statewide Advisory Council Meeting

Posted at 3:45 PM, March 9, 2015


Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Best Western
181 Boston Post Road
Marlborough, MA


10:00 – 10:15 am

10:15 – 11:15 am
Commissioner Spears: Introduction, Q/A

11:15 – 11:35 am
Budget Overview and Updates

11:35 – 11:45 am
Open Meeting Law and Its Application to the SWAC -  Paperwork Distribution

11:45 – 12:00 pm
Statewide Advisory Council Purpose, Structure & Function

12:00 pm
Wrap-up and Closing

DCF Area Board Meetings

Posted at 4:38 PM, March 6, 2015

Brockton Area Board Meeting


Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 12:00 p.m.


South Bay Mental Health Center
1115 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301


Agenda items include discussion about officers, membership, new DCF policies, and planning for Social Worker Appreciation events.

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

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