Court: State Can't Vaccinate Kids In Temporary CustodyThe Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the state's child welfare agency cannot vaccinate children placed temporarily in its custody, when the parents object to vaccinations.
DCF Honors Social WorkersThe state Department of Children and Families held a ceremony in Hartford to honor its social workers.
Lawmakers Defeat DCF Oversight PlanThree-fifths of each chamber were needed to reject the plan. The Senate rejected it 25-8 and the House on a 100-36 vote
Lawmakers Reject Agreement On DCF Federal MonitorCommittee leaders say they hope the state renegotiates the deal.
DCF Placing More Children With People They KnowThe Connecticut Department of Children and Families says since 2011, it has doubled the number of foster children placed with family members or close acquaintances.
Suspicious Package Prompts DCF Office EvacuationPackage contained an unknown white powder
More Layoffs At Child Welfare Agency127 DCF workers have now received layoff notices
2 DCF Managers FiredChildren placed in the home of a convicted child rapist
Welfare Agency Leaves 2 Kids With Sex Offender, Child AbuserCommissioner defends her department
Malloy To Unveil New Program On Drug Abuse Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is unveiling a new strategy to help better serve Connecticut families affected by substance abuse.
Parents Arrested After Child Left AloneThe Department of Children and Families is investigating
Report Released On Plymouth Child's DeathBetween 2007 and 2014, there were multiple child welfare reports lodged against the family of a two-year-old girl who died in Plymouth last year.