Governor Malloy Tuesday announced his plan to re-appoint Joette Katz to be Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families.
A newborn girl will be placed for adoption after being left at Saint Francis Hospital under what’s known as the “Safe Haven” law.
“Jane Doe,” the transgender teenager whose placement has been the subject of controversy involving treatment of troubled juveniles, has escaped custody.
The state Office of Child Advocate has criticized state child welfare officials for their handling of a transgender girl held at a Connecticut detention center for boys.
Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families was ordered Friday to rehire an employee who’d been an outspoken critic of what he sees as the agency’s racist attitude and was fired over allegations about his performance.
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has canceled a hearing on whether to order Connecticut officials to stop detaining a transgender teenager in an adult prison where she had been held for two months […]
An unusual decision to put a transgender girl at a Connecticut women’s prison is sparking a heated debate over how to handle a teenager called dangerous by the state but portrayed as vulnerable by her attorney.
Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families is working on a plan to address the behavioral health needs of children across the state.
A report from the Office of Inspector General says Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families couldn’t prove to federal auditors it performed required background checks for prospective foster or adoptive families whose subsidy payments were claimed for federal reimbursement in 2009 and 2010.