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Foster Care - Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth ...

Foster Care is a protective service provided to families experiencing difficulties so severe that children must be removed from their homes for a period of time. Children are removed to insure their physical and emotional safety. Foster parents are DCYF's major resource for children who need to be placed outside the home. It is the role of foster parents to offer a safe and...

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Related topics : fosters home for children / children in foster care / children's way foster family agency / foster parent support services / foster care parent training

Steps To Get Foster Care License


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Foster care application ( English and Spanish ), Physician's Reference Forms , and fingerprinting affidavit are received by the Foster Parent Recruiter.


Names and birth dates of the applicant(s) and adult...

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Related topics : foster care home study / foster care parents requirements / foster care parent training / foster parent training hours / foster care parents

Child Welfare - Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth ...

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Child Welfare Services Program Description

Ensure that each child and youth is protected from harm through the timely investigation of reports of child abuse and neglect. Maintain children and youth safely at home whenever possible through formal and informal supports and services, utilizing family and community partnerships, in order to mitigate risk and...

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Related topics : department of family and community services adoption / child and family services adoption / family care adoption services / adoption and family information service / department of family services adoption

RI Department of Children, Youth & Families

* Rescheduled: Proposed Adoption and Repeals of DCYF Rules. In accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act, the Department is advertising for promulgation a new DCYF rule, and associated proposed repeals. Please click here to read a Director's Memo about this promulgation. This proposed adoption aligns with Rhode Island Department of Education regulations and early childhood learning best practices. You may...

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Related topics : department of family services adoption / department of children services adoption