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  • Family in house
    Governor Walker Creates Future of the Family Commission

    The family is the basic foundation on which civil society was formed. A strong family provides the love, support, protection and stability that allow children to thrive, adults to achieve, and communities to prosper.

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  • Stop Human Trafficking
    Wisconsin Creates Task Force to Fight Human Trafficking

    Human rights as individuals include being allowed to be in charge of one’s own body, ones’ own person. If that basic right is stolen, it is a demoralizing and traumatic experience for a human being to endure.

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  • National Marriage Week
    National Marriage Week

    In the USA, children who grow up in homes with married parents have greater success in producing happy, healthy and thriving children. February 7-14, 2016 is National Marriage Week. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has signed a proclamation in observance of the week in the State of Wisconsin, and its importance.

  • Resource for Parents

    Do you know which child care providers have star power? With DCF's YoungStar website, accessing quality child care for working parents will be easier than ever! Together we can help Wisconsin's little stars shine bright!

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Secretary's Caring For Kids Awards

Through their dedication and caring, professionals in the field of social work throughout the state have a positive effect on Wisconsin children, parents, and families. In observance of Social Work Month in March, Secretary Eloise Anderson will recognize and honor Wisconsin's outstanding professionals in the field of social work. Please submit nominations for child welfare professionals who deserve recognition for their efforts with children, schools, hospitals or community organizations.

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