Communication Toolbox

Wisconsin is shifting the child welfare system to keep more children and families connected. This transformation will impact all child welfare system partners and stakeholders, as well as the general public. You can help us effectively communicate about this positive change by using and sharing the below resources. Content will be evolving, so check back often!

Family First 1-Page Overview

Click here to download a PDF that gives a general overview of Family First.

Family First Informational Graphic

Click here to download the Info - graphic PDF for Family First. This can be used to begin meetings, post in break rooms as reminders, and shared in various communications. 

Learning Maps

Learning maps utilized in the Root training sessions are available for use at your agency. The first map shows possibilities of the current structure of the child welfare system. The second map shows the future state of the child welfare system. Questions about these maps can be sent to the inbox.

Town Halls +  Events

If you would like to attend one of the meetings listed below and have not received information on it, or a zoom link, please contact for a link.

Past Events

DCF Town Hall Meeting | Spring 2022
Held via Zoom | Download Presentation PDF

DCF Town Hall Meeting | Fall 2021
Held via Zoom | Download Presentation PDF

DCF Town Hall Meeting | Spring 2021
Held via Zoom |  Download Presentation PDF

Let's Connect 

Questions related to Family First and the Strategic Transformation can be sent to This email box is checked daily.