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DHHS grants R.I. $9M to expand, coordinate mental health youth outreach

PROVIDENCE — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $9 million, five-year grant to the R.I. Department of Education and...

Five Questions With: David Caprio

On April 10, David Caprio, CEO of Children’s Friend, testified before the R.I. House Finance Committee advocating for more funding to the R.I. Department...

Kilmartin: Settlement reached to resolve alleged deficiencies at DCYF

PROVIDENCE – A settlement has been reached between the state and national advocacy organization Children’s Rights Inc., resolving a decade-long civil action that alleged...

DiPalma critical of DCYF 12.5% reimbursement cut for child-housing agencies

PROVIDENCE — The state Department of Children, Youth and Families’s proposed 12.5 percent rate reduction for state-contracted child residential housing agencies, the result of...
TRISTA PICCOLA, R.I. Department of Children, Youth and Families director, says the department faces a $10 million deficit in 2018. / COURTESY CAPITOL TV

R.I. child-housing agencies decry DCYF’s planned 12.5% reimbursement rate cut

PROVIDENCE — Two weeks ago, Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of social service agency Child & Family, said he got a call from the...
THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, Youth & Families will use a $415,000 grant to better prepare children for kindergarten.

DCYF wins $415,000 grant boosting kindergarten readiness of kids in welfare...

PROVIDENCE — The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded $415,000 to the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families to improve the Kindergarten readiness...
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