Department of Children and Families

Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Second Man Cleared In Glastonbury Child Abuse Case

A Glastonbury man who had adopted nine children with his husband has now been cleared of child sexual abuse charges.

10/28/2014

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Lawsuit: Detained Transgender Teen Treated As Boy

Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she’s being forced to wear male clothing and staff members keep calling her by her male birth name.

10/21/2014

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Transgender Girl Moved To Male Facility

Child protection officials say a transgender girl who was moved from a women’s prison been relocated to a center for delinquent boys.

07/13/2014

Riverview Hospital and Solnit South Campus. (Courtesy DCF website)

Jailed Transgender Teen Moved To Psych Center

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.

06/24/2014

File photo of a gate outside of a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Transgender Girl Being Moved Out Of Prison

Late Friday afternoon, state officials announced that a transgender girl is being moved out of prison next week.

06/20/2014

Rosa Delauro, Democratic National Convention , Sept. 4, 2012 (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DeLauro, DCF to Discuss Domestic Child Trafficking

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is joining a discussion on combating domestic child trafficking.

05/04/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Forum Tackles Child Sex Trafficking

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut had 195 reported cases of child sex trafficking over the last six years.

01/29/2014

(Courtesy DCF website)

Audit: DCF Record Checks Inadequate

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.

11/28/2013

Riverview Hospital and Solnit South Campus. (Courtesy DCF website)

DCF Commissioner Seeks Residential Treatment Center For Teen Girls

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s top child welfare official is trying again to establish a residential center for troubled girls. Commissioner Joette Katz said Tuesday the Department of Children and Families plans to spend up […]

08/06/2013

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Conn. Couple Charged With Smuggling Baby Of 14-Year-Old Girl Into U.S.

A Connecticut couple is charged with smuggling an infant from Guatemala into the United States.

04/18/2013

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