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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    03/25/2015 - 5:58 am | View Link
  • Pekin daycare under investigation by police and DCFS
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    10/29/2014 - 5:47 pm | View Link
  • Audit: DCFS not investigating child abuse cases quickly enough
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    06/20/2013 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • DCFS workers worry about impact of budget cuts
    “We don’t know how we’re going to function.” Lautemann and other DCFS workers are worried about the impact of budget cuts at the agency and what it will mean for what are referred to as “intact family” cases, where families receive services ...
    09/1/2012 - 5:11 pm | 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
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    07/3/2015 - 11:21 am | View Website
  • San Fernando Has Its First Openly Gay Mayor
    1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be ...
    07/3/2015 - 11:21 am | View Website
  • UPDATED: Palmdale boy dies after abuse, mother and ...
    PALMDALE – A Palmdale mother and her boyfriend were arrested Thursday, after the woman’s young son was hospitalized with broken bones, burns and bruises ...
    07/2/2015 - 8:05 pm | View Website
  • Breaking News
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    07/2/2015 - 3:05 pm | View Website
  • An Analysis of Federal and State Policies Affecting ...
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. An Analysis of Federal and State Policies Affecting Services to Mentally Retarded and other Developmentally Disabled ...
    07/2/2015 - 11:01 am | View Website
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