Department of Children and Families
The 2-year-old died after being found unresponsive in a foster home.
Social workers and investigators with the Massachusetts child welfare agency are planning a vigil in memory of a slain colleague from Vermont.
The DCF is refusing to let a couple become foster parents because they spank their children.
Workers at the boy’s school were so concerned, they say they called the Department of Children and Families many times–repeatedly raising a red flag about the boy’s condition.
A new report say workers for the state’s child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions.
Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag.
A child welfare specialist who led an outside examination of the embattled state Department of Children and Families has been named by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker to lead the agency.
The Connecticut teenager was at the center of a custody battle with Massachusetts officials over conflicting medical diagnoses.
An independent group that examined the state Department of Children and Families says the agency should not be held responsible for the death of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.
A Danvers couple is facing a number of charges after allegedly burglarizing a home in Worburn while their five young children were waiting in the getaway car.