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Governor Baker Announces Reforms at Department of Children and Families

On Sept. 28, Governor Charlie Baker, along with agency management and union leaders, announced a system-wide reform effort at the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to strengthen child protection in the Commonwealth.

The plan outlines six key changes, including the reestablishment of the Central Massachusetts Regional Office, recruitment and retention of social workers, and reduction of the backlog of foster home applicants.

Read more about the DCF reforms.

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