Department of Children and Families (DCF)


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    Provides crisis intervention and support for parents and children, parent groups, foster parent programs and foster care for children. Receives and investigates reports of suspected child abuse or neglect.


  • Demographics Served:
    Children: 12 and under, Families, Youth: 13-18
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Child Protection, Domestic Violence, Parent and Family Support


  • Address: 3 Ferry Street, Bradford, MA 01835
  • Phone: 978-469-8800