Budget Cuts Threaten Dcfs Reforms

Man whose horrific abuse as a boy sparked changes fears progress will be lost Tribune reporter

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    Rather, they will serve as a means to threaten access to quality child care and early education for low-income families," she concluded in a news release. The cuts are part of Rauner's latest budget-trimming plan. In this batch, he hopes to save $400 ...
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  • DCFS investigating death of Rogers Park infant
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  • Audit: DCFS not investigating child abuse cases quickly enough
    The findings come as DCFS has grappled with a number of budget cuts in recent years. The $1.1 billion agency had about 103 fewer employees in 2012 compared to 2010. But, beginning in January, a reorganization of the agency has resulted in 138 additional ...
    06/20/2013 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • Ill. agency agrees to beef up abuse investigations
    DCFS has been hit by deep budget cuts ... Benjamin Wolf, associate legal director for the ACLU of Illinois, said budget cuts "threaten to wipe out important gains made in reforming the system in the past two decades." The agreement will help prevent ...
    08/8/2012 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Are some not-for-profit raises getting out of hand?
    ... Appropriations Committee - which put together the budget approved by lawmakers - said DCFS doesn’t need to cut programs for children. Agencies often threaten to kill off popular programs when faced with budget cuts, but this cut was pretty large.
    06/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    Yesterday, NAMI Illinois’ Board of Directors adopted the attached Resolution calling on the Governor and Illinois General Assembly to raise revenue instead of ...
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  • Tribune watchdog: DCFS
    Reporters address possible failures by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to protect its vulnerable charges from harm.
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