Our Divisions

The department is structured around six divisions that deliver programs and services and three divisions that support their work.

Six Program Divisions

Child Development Division (CDD)

Ensures access to high-quality child care and child development services.

Economic Services Division (ESD)

Administers programs that help individuals and families meet their basic needs.

Family Services Division (FSD)

Protects children and strengthens families.

Office of Child Support (OCS)

Establishes, collects, enforces, and modifies child support orders.

Office of Disability Determination Services (DDS)

Determines eligibility for disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Medicaid.

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO)

Works with partners to increase the self-sufficiency of Vermonters, strengthen Vermont communities, and eliminate the causes and symptoms of poverty.
 

Three Supporting Divisions

  • Fiscal Operations - provides accounting and financial support to DCF management, program divisions, and staff.
     
  • Information Services - provides information technology support to DCF management, program divisions, and staff.
     
  • Operations - provides operational support to DCF management, program divisions, and staff.