By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s child welfare commissioner assured state legislators Wednesday that many improvements have been made or are currently underway at the state’s two secure, juvenile detention facilities, […]
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s state auditors released a report Thursday that found repeated financial and administrative mistakes have been made at the Department of Children and Families and […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Department of Children and Families is ending certain restraints used with boys and girls at the state’s juvenile detention facilities, the child welfare agency announced Monday. DCF said it […]
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s second-highest court ruled Monday that a transgender girl’s due process rights were violated last year when she was transferred from the custody of the […]
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.