Audit Details DCF Management Issues

BOSTON — Describing a foster care system rife with problems that could lead “risks to become realities,” Auditor Suzanne Bump released a critical review of the state’s foster care agency on Wednesday, stating that “significant management deficiencies” led to undocumented background checks on foster parents and poor oversight of medical treatment for children in […]

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Children’s Rights lawyer, in 5th year of lawsuit against DCF, says state has long failed to correct system

By Paula J. Owen TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF

 

Sara M. Bartosz, the lead attorney for Children’s Rights representing foster children in a federal class action lawsuit filed years ago against the state, said the Patrick administration was well aware of changes needed within Department of Children and Families to ensure youngsters are cared […]

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