The Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Boston, MA - 02111

The Department of Children and Families (DCF)

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600 Washington St, 6th Floor
Boston, MA - 02111


  • Monday 8:45am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:45am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:45am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:45am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:45am - 5:00 pm


(617) 748-2000

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Information on Services

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) works in partnership with families and communities to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. In most cases, DCF is able to provide supports and services to keep children safe with parents or family members. When necessary, DCF provides foster care or finds new permanent families for children through kinship, guardianship or adoption.


Monday through Friday 8:45AM to 5:00 PM

Child-at-Risk Hotline 800-792-5200
Open 24 hours to report child abuse and neglect


2021-04-02 15:46:49

I’m still waiting for a dcf worker to contact me. They do a poor job!

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