Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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Find recent press releases from the Department of Children and Families.  We want you to know when we are doing something big.

DCF Media Contact Information
Telephone: (608) 266-9000
Email: DCFMedia@wisconsin.gov

10-18-17 DCF, DOJ work with Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association to combat human trafficking  

10-11-17 Governor Walker Presents Outstanding Achievement in Domestic Abuse Issues Awards

09-14-17 DCF awarded $1.8 million to expand mental health resources

08-22-17 MoneyGram child support payment project goes statewide

08-15-17 DCF launches Twitter account

08-04-17 Child Support Awareness Month: A time to celebrate parents

07-21-17 Wisconsin Counties Receive Award for Child Care Performance 

06-27-17 Foster Youth honored for student success 

05-23-17 Hands Around the Capitol - Foster Care Awareness Month

05-15-17 Foster Care Awards - Foster Care Awareness Month

05-11-17 Child Care Provider Appreciation Day

04-03-17 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

03-29-17 Caring for Kids Awards - Social Work Month

11-22-16 Governor's Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards

10-26-16 Outstanding Achievment in Domestic Abuse Issues Awards

10-20-16 Go Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness

10-12-16 Manufacturing Month

9-15-2016 Agency Budget Request Summary 2017-2019 Biennium

8-31-2016 New Program Takes Aim at Rural Poverty

8-22-2016 August is National Child Support Awareness Month

7-22-2016 Foster Youth honored for academic achievement

5-16-2016 Wisconsin Share County Performance Awards

5-2-2016 Foster Care Awards Present by First Lady and DCF Secretary

4-1-2016 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

4-1-2016 Caring for Kids Awards News Release

11-2-2015 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards presented

10-02-2015 DCF Supports Efforts to End Domestic Violence in Wisconsin

09-15-2015 Wisconsin Creates Task Force to Fight Human Trafficking

07-13-2015 Community Collaboration Award presented to Youth Services program

06-30-2015 Foster Youth Graduation honors academic success of state youths

06-20-2015 Wisconsin Recognizes World Refugee Day

06-17-2015 Milwaukee County and DCF team with Brewers to honor fathers

05-27-2015 First Lady and DCF Secretary Recognize Foster Parents and Foster Youth

05-15-2015 Wisconsin Counties Receive Award for Child Care Performance

05-15-2015 Wisconsin Child Care Providers Receive Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Awards

05-07-2015 ADVOCAP Community Action Agency Honored

04-12-2015 Governor Walker Declares April 12-18 “Week of the Young Child” in Wisconsin

03-06-2015 Wisconsin Receives $11 Million to Support Pregnant Women, Children and Families

12-05-14 New Grants Improve Educational Opportunities for Wisconsin Child Care Providers

11-18-14 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards presented

10-10-14 YoungStar program improves early childhood education throughout Wisconsin

09-25-14 Summary of 2015-17 DCF Budget Requests

08-13-2014 Lac du Flambeau and Wisconsin Department of Children and Families sign Title IV-E agreement

06-20-2014 Foster Youth Graduation event celebrates academic success

05-08-2014 Indianhead Community Action Agency Honored

05-08-2014 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Recognized

04-23-2014 Governor signs bill extending foster care placement to age 21 for education completion

04-03-2014 Wisconsin’s Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge Launches New Website

02-25-2014 Transform Milwaukee Jobs Program to Help Train and Transition Workers

01-31-2014 Statement from Department of Children and Families Secretary Anderson on Appointment of Elizabeth Hudson