About Civil Rights Compliance

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The Department of Children and Families (DCF) must comply with Federal Civil Rights' laws and regulations as a stipulation for receiving federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  As a receipt of these funds, all DCF agency partners must also comply with the same Civil Rights laws. Additionally, compliance includes: data collection and analysis, identifying key staff, compliant/grievance procedure, and self-assessment, all detailed in the Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) Plan Requirements document. 

Below are laws and legislation pertaining to Civil Rights:


For additional information, contact the DCF Equal Opportunity Officer by email or by phone at 608-422-6889 or the Wisconsin Relay Service (WRS) – 711.