News  DCF Seeks Public Comment on Chafee/ETV Five-year Federal Plan

Public feedback and suggestions must be submitted by June 1, 2024.
  • Massachusetts Department of Children & Families

The Department of Children and Families is seeking public comment on its Federal Fiscal Year 2025-2029 Chafee Plan by June 1, 2024.

Please email your feedback and suggestions for the Department's 5-year plan for the Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood and the Education and Training Voucher (ETV) program  to Teona Beromelidze, LCSW, Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Services at by June 1, 2024.

Questions on federal requirements for the 2025-2029 Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP) can be forwarded to Nathan Landers, DCF Director of Federal Relations at

  • Massachusetts Department of Children & Families 

    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) works in partnership with families and communities to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. In most cases, DCF is able to provide supports and services to keep children safe with parents or family members. When necessary, DCF provides foster care or finds new permanent families for children through kinship, guardianship or adoption.
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