Information that Families Will Find Useful

What Every Parent & Caregiver Should Know...

About DCF - a large list of direct links to DCF webpages
Abuse and Neglect Definitions
Acronyms Used At DCF
Adolescents "Bill of Rights"
Adoption and Foster Care Online Trainings
Adult Adoption Search (FAQ's)
"After a Loved One Dies - How Children Grieve" 
Agency Overview
Careline 1-800-842-2288
Commonly Used DCF Words and Phrases (Terminology)
Contacting DCF
DCF Directions and Office Phone Numbers
DCF Children's Centers
     Albert J. Solnit Center - North Campus
     Albert J. Solnit Center - South Campus
     Wilderness School
DCF History
DCF Licensing
DCF Mission
DCF TV:  'Doors to Hope and Healing'
Definitions of Abuse and Neglect
Definitions of commonly used words in DCF
Emergency Preparedness
Family Assessment Response (FAR) Brochure:
     Haitian Creole
Fight Fraud
Foster Care
Foster Care and Adoption Online Trainings
Health Insurance:
     Access Health CT (CT's official ACA Health Insurance Marketplace)
     Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet
     HUSKY Health Insurance
Heart Gallery
How to Discipline your Child
Infant Abandonment (Safe Haven Act for Newborns)
Interpreter Providers
Interpreter Guidelines
Leaving Your Child Alone
LGBT Resources
License Search 
Multicultural Affairs
"Parent's Right To Know" Brochures (Various Languages)
Reporting Abuse and Neglect
Safe Haven Act for Newborns
Safe Sleep
Strengthening Families
Talking with Children and Adolescents after a Traumatic Event
Terminology - Commonly Used DCF Words and Phrases
Truancy Parent Brochure (Various Languages)
     Portuguese (Brazilian)
Voluntary Services Program (for Families requesting assistance with their child)
Ways to Help Children

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