The ninth annual Caring for Kids Awards will be presented to dedicated and caring professionals in the field of social work nominated by their peers and chosen to be recognized for the commitment to serve children and families throughout the state of Wisconsin. If you know of a deserving person, please nominate them today.
Members of the Future of the Family Commission recently met with Governor Walker to discuss their recommendations and to answer questions about their final report. During the meeting, the Governor thanked them for their commitment to improving the lives of all Wisconsin families and for the thoughtful approach they took during their deliberations.
Welcome to the new Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) website. We hope that you find the new site easier to use and more responsive to your needs.
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!
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is targeting the issue of poverty in Wisconsin’s most economically disadvantaged areas with an exciting new subsidized work program. The Transitional Jobs (TJ) program is a public/private partnership that teams local businesses looking for a low-risk way to expand their workforce with eligible unemployed or underemployed job-seekers in need of training and mentorship. The program has a specific focus of helping people with high-barriers gain the skills needed to transition into long-term, family sustaining jobs.
Helping pay worker’s salaries in exchange for on-the-job training.
Community based juvenile justice programs aimed to prevent incarceration
DCF supports dads with resources needed to positively contribute to their children’s lives
Your self-service, child support case information system.
Find the information needed to choose a high quality child care provider near you.