State Government Press Releases

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07/13/2018
In accordance with state law, R.I.G.L. 42-73-2.3, enacted on July 6, 2016, the Office of the Child Advocate must convene a review panel after notification by the Department of Children, Youth and Families of a child fatality or near fatality reported to DCYF. The Office of the Child Advocate ("...
07/13/2018
The Office of the Child Advocate is issuing this press release pursuant to R.I.G.L 42-73-2.3. The Office of the Child Advocate is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children,...
07/13/2018
The Office of the Child Advocate (hereinafter "OCA") is issuing this press release pursuant to R.I.G.L 42-73-2.3. The OCA is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children, Youth...
06/14/2017
The Office of the Child Advocate (hereinafter "OCA") is issuing this press release pursuant to R.I.G.L 42-73-2.3. The OCA is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children, Youth...
07/13/2018
The Office of the Child Advocate is issuing this press release pursuant to R.I.G.L 42-73-2.3 to announce that the Office of the Child Advocate has re-convened the Child Fatality Review Panel after receiving notice from the Department of Children, Youth and Families of a recent near fatality of a...
07/13/2018
The Office of the Child Advocate is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children, Youth and Families, to promote policies and practices, which ensure that children are safe, that...
07/13/2018
The Office of the Child Advocate is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children, Youth and Families, to promote policies and practices, which ensure that children are safe, that...
03/22/2017
The Office of the Child Advocate is an independent, autonomous state agency tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the legal rights of children involved with the Department of Children, Youth and Families, to promote policies and practices, which ensure that children are safe, that...
07/13/2018
On October 27, 2016, the State's Child Advocate, Jennifer Griffith, announced that she had appointed a panel of community professionals to conduct a multidisciplinary review of the death of a seven-month-old infant. This child was not in state custody at the time of the fatality, but was...
03/22/2017
On October 27, 2016, the State's Child Advocate, Jennifer Griffith, announced that she had appointed a panel of community professionals to conduct a multidisciplinary review of the death of a seven month old infant. This child was not in state custody at the time of the fatality but was previously...