In the state of Massachusetts the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency charged with the responsibility of protecting children from child abuse and neglect. If a child needs to be removed from their home DCF oversees this process.
To learn more about Foster Care in Massachusetts through DCF, including becoming a foster parent please go to the DCF website
In the state of New Hampshire the Division for Children Youth & Families (DCYF). is the state agency charged with the responsibility of child protection. The Foster Care Program through DCYF provides foster family homes and a family experience for children who cannot be safely cared for in their own homes.
To learn more about Foster Care in New Hampshire through DCYF, including becoming a foster parent, please go to the DCYF website