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Outside review of DCYF under consideration


PROVIDENCE – Child Welfare League of America, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, is being considered to conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of the R.I. Department of...
RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT's 25th annual factbook shows mixed results in efforts to improve the well-being of children statewide.

R.I. KIDS COUNT: Child poverty on decline, as other challenges rise

PROVIDENCE – The percentage of Rhode Island children living in poverty continues to decline, edging down to 16.6% in 2017 from 17% a year...
DAVID CAPRIO is the CEO of Children’s Friend. / COURTESY CHILDREN’S FRIEND

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...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said the state will increase the resources for foster families in fiscal 2019. /COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.

Raimondo proposes $1.4M more for foster families

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will recommend a $1.36 million increase in state financial support for foster families starting in July,...
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