About Us

  • The Maine DHHS Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) is dedicated to helping create a future where all Maine children and families are safe, stable, happy, and healthy.  

OCFS supports Maine's children and their families by:

  • Regulating child care facilities and providers
  • Assisting Maine families in accessing and paying for child care
  • Administering Maine’s child welfare system
  • Overseeing fostering and adoption services
  • Facilitating access to child behavioral health services

OCFS Leadership

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