Child Welfare Commissioner Goes Before Lawmakers
New Reports Finds Repeated DCF Mistakes
DCF Making Changes At Juvenile Detention Facilities
Court Rules Transgender Teen's Rights Violated
Commissioner Katz To Be Re-Appointed At DCFGovernor Malloy Tuesday announced his plan to re-appoint Joette Katz to be Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families.
"Safe Haven" Infant Left At Hospital E-R 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" Escapes Custody At Treatment Program "Jane Doe," the transgender teenager whose placement has been the subject of controversy involving treatment of troubled juveniles, has escaped custody.
Child Advocate Agency Raps Child Welfare Officials 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.
DCF Ordered To Rehire Fired WorkerConnecticut'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.
Jailed Transgender Teen Moved To Psych CenterA 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.
Hearing On Trans Teen's Detention Canceled
Supporters Demand Release of Transgender TeenAn 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.