New Hampshire Child Welfare System Transformation

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New Hampshire DCYF: Data Moving in Right Direction

June 17, 2020

The state of New Hampshire released new data that shows substantial progress within the Division for Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). According to DCYF Director Joseph Ribsam, "New Hampshire’s children and families are far better off today," as a result of collective efforts to rebuild the state's Child Protection System. Read the press release here, see the data slides...

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New Hampshire Public Radio: N.H.'s Division for Children, Youth, and Families Wants Public Input on How to Improve

October 4, 2019

New Hampshire's Division for Children, Youth, and Families issued a formal Request for Information to ask the public how it could better do its job. The RFI "calls on everyone from behavioral health providers to foster parents to advocacy groups to academia to put forward ideas on how the agency can better achieve goals including reducing the number of families with repeated reports of maltreatment and decreasing the...

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WMUR: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to Receive Support from Harvard to Improve Child Services

June 14, 2018

The GPL announced that New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will receive pro bono technical assistance. In particular, the GPL will assist the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) with providing consistent and effective services to children and families who need protection or are at risk of future harm and with increasing the number of children cared for by families by strengthening the recruitment and retention of foster family resources....

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Six Governments Awarded GPL Technical Assistance

June 13, 2018

The GPL awarded pro bono technical assistance to an additional six state and local governments: Boston, Massachusetts; Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Salt Lake County, Utah; and the states of New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Washington. These jurisdictions will receive intensive support from the GPL to design and implement initiatives addressing high-priority challenges in workforce development, child welfare, and homelessness. ...

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NH Department of Health and Human Services Press Release: NH DHHS To Receive Technical Support From Harvard University’s Kennedy School Government Performance Lab

January 1, 2018

NH Department of Health and Human Services Press Release: NH DHHS To Receive Technical Support From Harvard University’s Kennedy School Government Performance Lab

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/media/pr/2018/06142018-tech-support-dcyf.htm

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