DCF works with many community partners to get the work done. Below are a few of the main ones:
Provide information and assistance to older Vermonters and their families.
Help parents access the services they and their children are eligible for.
Help lower-income Vermonters meet their basic needs and become self-sufficient.
Help families find child care and apply for Child Care Financial Assistance.
Fuel Dealers (pdf)
Are certified as fuel & utility suppliers with the Fuel Assistance Program.
Are legally required to report suspected child abuse or neglect to DCF's Family Services Division (FSD).
Help families make sure children get off to a healthy start.
Help child care providers, social workers, and families with issues related to specialized child care.
Provides training and professional development for DCF staff and contractors as well as for foster, kinship and adoptive parents.
Help lower-income Vermonters apply for the Weatherization Program.