Gov. Peter Shumlin June 1 signed a law to more closely align Vermont’s juvenile justice system with brain development research and best practices for serving young people who interact with the criminal justice system. Vermont is one of the few states where 16- and 17-year-olds are currently charged in criminal…
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The Child First Advocacy Center staff proudly holds its check for $8,000, granted by Merchants Bank Foundation.
The Merchants Bank Foundation has awarded an $8,000.00 grant to the Child First Advocacy Center (CFAC) to help support victim recovery by providing…
By Morgan True, VTDigger.org
BARRE — Jody Herring pleaded not guilty to one count of first degree murder in the killing of Lara Sobel, a Department of Children and Families social worker, at a Monday, Aug. 10, arraignment in Washington County Superior Court.
Commissioner Ken Schatz announced Feb. 26 that the Department for Children and Families (DCF) is providing $375,000 to the state’s five community action agencies to fund additional crisis fuel assistance grants through their WARMTH programs.
“When a family asks for crisis fuel assistance,…
RANDOLPH–The new Department for Children and Families commissioner Ken Schatz says he wants to scrutinize, and possibly change, the state’s practice of temporarily housing homeless people in motels. Gov. Peter Shumlin defended the same program an hour later.
Schatz told housing advocates at the annual…
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State News 19 September, 2018