Adoption, Guardianship & Substitute Care Department of Children and Families

Adoption, Guardianship & Substitute Care Department of Children and Families

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Contact Information

Department of Children and Families
Contact: Leo Farley Joy Cochran, Director of Adoption Services Director of Foster Care Services
Email Address: dcfcommissioner@state.ma.us
Phone: 617-748-2000
Alternate Phone: 800-543-7508
Fax: 800-548-4802

600 Washington Street Boston, MA 02211
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Adoption, Guardianship & Substitute Care

Narrative

Places and supports children in permanent homes or provides 24 hour care in a foster home or other residential setting. DCF has twenty-nine area offices and six regionally based adoption recruitment units. Contracts services adoption services from 19 private adoption agencies. Fees: Case management services are free, sliding scale fee for placement, & no fee for adoption services.

 

Placement services are limited to children who meet the criteria of the Department's regulations and policies. The Department will provide supportive services to families on request.

Wheelchair Ramps, Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Medical Needs Department of Children and Families Birth to 3, 3 - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22 Boston Leo Farley Joy Cochran dcfcommissioner@state.ma.us 800-548-4802 617-748-2000 800-543-7508 1184 Adoption, Guardianship & Substitute Care Adoption/Foster Care 1) Boston Case Management, Family Support 600 Washington Street Director of Adoption Services Director of Foster Care Services http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf/ 02211 Personal Funds Developmental Disability, Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder, Multiple Disability, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Local Area Director of Adoption Services Director of Foster Care Services

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Family Support

Program Type

  • Adoption/Foster Care

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Multiple Disability
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: EEC