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DCF Performance Measures Scorecard

Outcomes We Want For Children and Families
How DCF Contributes
P
Time Period
Current Actual Value
Current Trend
Baseline % Change
What We Do

Strengthening Families Child Care provides grants to 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.
Budget Information

Strengthening Families Child Care

SFY23 Actual

SFY24 Projected

SFY25 Governor Recommended

Program Budget

$978,676

$726,091

$1,110,000 (not final)

 

PM
HY1 2023
849
1
-50%
PM
HY1 2023
602
1
-45%
P
Time Period
Current Actual Value
Current Trend
Baseline % Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
2021
4,009
2
-35%
PM
2021
165
2
230%
PM
2021
349
1
-14%
PM
2021
754
4
56%
PM
2021
819
6
-34%
PM
2018
19,320
8
90%
PM
2018
2,633
8
261%
P
Time Period
Current 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.

Vision:

Every child has the resources needed to be safe, secure, and stable.

Mission:

The Vermont Office of Child Support promotes the well-being of all families by strengthening their financial safety net.  We provide quality services and information to parents, caregivers, and community partners involved in the child support process.

Budget Information

OCS

SFY23 Actual

SFY24 Projected

SFY25 Governor Recommended

Program Budget

(Dept ID 3440040000)

$14,393,910

$14,661,772

$16,891,306 (not final)

PM
2021
15,223
3
-16%
PM
2021
16,484
3
-13%
PM
2021
73%
1
0%
PM
2021
$34.99Mil
6
-21%
P
Time Period
Current 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
P
Time Period
Current Actual Value
Current Trend
Baseline % Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
Q1 2022
1,050
1
7%
PM
Q2 2022
1%
1
-125%
PM
Q2 2022
126
2
-39%
PM
Q2 2022
925
1
7%
PM
Q2 2022
39
2
-73%
PM
Q2 2022
143
3
-5%
PM
Q2 2022
296
3
-31%
PM
2018
1,286
1
-14%
P
Time Period
Current Actual Value
Current Trend
Baseline % Change
What We Do
Who We Serve
How We Impact
PM
2023
62%
1
-23%

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