DCFS http://northernpublicradio.org en New DCFS Director Outlines Priorities http://northernpublicradio.org/post/new-dcfs-director-outlines-priorities <p>The new director of Illinois’ child welfare agency wants a better system for tracking children who die from abuse or neglect.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bobbie Gregg’s listing her priorities as the new director of Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She talked to </span>WBEZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and to the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board about children who died from abuse or neglect - even after </span>DCFS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> investigated the families.</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 09:46:31 +0000 Tony Arnold & Chris Fusco 47014 at http://northernpublicradio.org New DCFS Director Outlines Priorities DCFS warns of service cuts due to $85 million funding loss http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dcfs-warns-service-cuts-due-85-million-funding-loss <p>The<a href="http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/index.shtml"> Department of Children and Family Services</a> is sounding warnings it will cut services that keep kids from having to go into foster care as a consequence of an $85 million budget cut.</p><p><a href="http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/default.aspx">Gov. Pat Quinn</a> says he&#39;s unhappy with the cuts, and hinted that he&#39;ll do something to try to prevent them when he acts on the budget later this month.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:17:52 +0000 WNIJ 13672 at http://northernpublicradio.org