DCF Performance Measures Scorecard

Outcomes We Want For Children and Families
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Current
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Baseline
% Change
Why Is This Important?
How DCF Contributes
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Budget Information
FY 20 Program Budget        
Primary Appropriation #     3440030000
FY 2020 Appropriation $$     $1,104,898
Portion ($$) of Appropriation dedicated to Program $1,104,898
Total Program Budget FY 2020     $1,104,898
           
FY 18 Actuals        
Fund: GF (Code: 10000)     $172,617
Fund: FF (Code: 22005)     $634,573
Fund: GC (Code: 20405     $923,960
Total Actual FY 18       $1,731,150
What We Do

Strengthening Families Child Care provides grants to 28 community child care programs throughout Vermont to ensure affordable access to high quality comprehensive early care and education and afterschool programs for children and families challenged by economic instability and other environmental risk factors.

Who We Serve

These grants serve:

  • Children/families eligible for and participating in the CDD Child Care Financial Assistance Program (at least 25% of enrolled children).
  • Children/families who are receiving specialized child care services: including children with an open case with the Family Services Division of the Department for Children and Families (including foster children), children in families participating in Reach Up, refugee children and teen parents.
How We Impact

The following impacts on intended by these grants:

  • Documented use of the Center for Social Policy Strengthening Families Program Assessment tool through submission of outcomes and related program plan.
  • Continuity of care improves as measured by attendance records and compared to participants in CCFAP including specialized care in other non Strengthening Families programs.
  • 70% of parents report positive family experiences (protective factors) as part of their overall experience of having an enrolled child in the program.
PM
HY1 2018
1,618
3
-6%
PM
HY1 2018
1,129
2
3%
P
Time
Period
Actual
Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
2018
4,869
5
-21%
PM
2018
214
2
328%
PM
2018
313
1
-23%
PM
2018
1,183
1
145%
PM
2018
1,452
3
17%
PM
2018
19,320
8
90%
PM
2018
2,633
8
261%
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Time
Period
Actual
Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
What We Do

The Office of Child Support (OCS) helps to obtain financial support for families with children by:

  1. Establishing, enforcing and modifying child support orders for children who do not live with both parents
  2. Establishing and enforcing medical insurance provisions in court orders
  3. Collecting, recording and distributing child support payments through the OCS Registry
  4. Establishing parentage when children are born outside of marriage
Who We Serve

Populations served:

  1. Parents entitled to medical and child support
  2. Parents obligated to pay medical and child support
  3. Guardians entitled to medical and child support
  4. States seeking assistance in Vermont courts
How We Impact

The Office of Child Support improves the economic security of children and families in Vermont.

PM
2016
15,740
4
-20%
PM
2016
17,303
4
-25%
PM
2016
74%
5
9%
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Time
Period
Actual
Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
What We Do

Economic Services administers several public benefits that help Vermonters meet their basic needs. Those benefits include - Reach Up, 3SquaresVT, Essential Person, General Assistance, Emergency Assistance and Fuel Assistance.

Who We Serve

Economic Services serves low income Vermonters.  We help to put three health meals on folks tables every day, help with a heating crisis during the winter months, help individuals and families with emergency basic needs, help people to pay part of their home heating bills and help provide supports to households with dependent children.

How We Impact
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Time
Period
Actual
Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
Q3 2018
1,301
1
27%
PM
Q3 2018
2%
1
-200%
PM
Q3 2018
174
1
-14%
PM
Q3 2018
13.37%
1
-34%
PM
Q1 2019
1,111
1
29%
PM
Q1 2019
85
1
-41%
PM
Q1 2019
137
3
-9%
PM
Q1 2019
559
1
31%
PM
2018
1,286
1
-14%
P
Time
Period
Actual
Value
Current
Trend
Baseline
% Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
2018
72%
2
-10%
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