State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families 2081 S Main St, Middletown, CT06457 The Middletown office of the Department of Children and Families is one of 14 offices throughout Connecticut. The agency…More specializes in child welfare, children's behavioral health, juvenile services and the prevention of child abuse. DCF supports in-home and community-based services through contracts with service providers. In addition, the agency operates five facilities, two of which are in Middletown: Riverview Hospital and the Connecticut Juvenile Training Center. DCF's Middletown office serves Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland and Westbrook.
This agency administers more than 90 programs (accounting for a third of the state budget), providing a broad range…More of services including help for the elderly (including in-home care); job training for people with physical, emotional or developmental disabilities; and food stamps, welfare, housing, health care and insurance for families and individuals in need of assistance.
The Middletown office administers these programs for a 20-town region in the Connecticut River Valley, an area extending from Cromwell and Portland south to the shoreline towns of Lyme, Clinton and Old Saybrook.