After Four Infant Deaths, DCYF Director Says Agency Will Increase Vigilance

Mar 31, 2017

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Four infants known to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families died over the past few months. A new report from the Office of the Child Advocate says DCYF missed opportunities to prevent those deaths. 

We sit down with DCYF’s new director, Dr. Trista Piccola, to learn more about how the organization is responding to the troubling report – yet another in a series of damning assessments of the agency’s ability to protect and nurture children in its care.