➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
CT: DCF’s new strategy: Treating children and families in their own homes
Register Citizen – June 21, 2017
Last May, Samantha Collins’ drug use, legal problems and dealings with the state Department of Children and Families forced her to strike a bargain with the agency. In return for allowing social workers to come into her home three times a week to help her stay off drugs, improve her parenting and learn the practical skills needed to function as an adult, DCF would not remove her children.