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To report CHILD MALTREATMENT, contact the STATE DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES at (603) 271-6562. 

 

General Overview of NH Children's Lobby

20The NH Children’s Lobby, established in 1971, is the advocacy wing of Child and Family Services. The program’s mission is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through legislative, judicial and public policy initiatives. The NHCL is comprised of child advocates, including teachers, lawyers, doctors, social service professionals and others from throughout the state and from within and outside of the CFS organization. Anyone can join as a member of the NHCL. There is no fee to join. 

Anyone who is interested in protecting children would be interested in an NHCL membership. During legislative session, members receive an e-newsletter and action alerts, which clearly outline the issues at hand and give comprehensive explanations of how certain legislation can impact children and their families as well as how it will affect communities.   Members have the opportunity to voice their concerns and raise their voices in the public forum. Members also receive the agency’s All in the Family newsletter, which features the human side of CFS…our practice, programs, people and mission and includes national news of interest. Members also receive an invitation to the agency’s Voice for Children Awards /Annual Meeting.

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Area Served:  Statewide

Keith Kuenning, Director of Advocacy
call:  1-800-640-6486 or 603-518-4045

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Reporting Child Maltreatment

 
There are times when DCYF is involved in the lives of children and families and can get overwhelmed. As part of NH’s commitment to child welfare reform, there is now an OFFICE OF CHILD ADVOCATE, whose responsibility to make sure that the State of New Hampshire does the best job possible in caring for and protecting children. 
 
 

There are times when DCYF is involved in the lives of children and families and can get overwhelmed.   As part of NH’s commitment to child welfare reform, there is now an OFFICE OF CHILD ADVOCATE, whose responsibility to make sure that the State of New Hampshire does the best job possible in caring for and protecting children.  For more information:  https://childadvocate.nh.gov/index.aspx