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Department of Children and Families
50 East State Street, 2nd floor
PO Box 729
Trenton, NJ  08625-0729
1-855-INFO-DCF (1-855-463-6323)
askdcf@dcf.state.nj.us

To report child abuse or neglect, please call the hotline at 1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873).

Constituents with any department inquiries, concerns or questions can contact the DCF Office of Advocacy by calling the toll-free number at 1-877-543-7864, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or EMAIL US and the Office of Advocacy will respond.

NOTE:
Please do not report abuse or neglect allegations to this email address, as the messages will only be read during regular business hours. To report abuse or neglect anytime, call the hotline number above.

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Divisions/Offices

Commissioner
Christine Beyer
609-888-7900
dcf_commissioner@dcf.nj.gov

Chief of Staff
Doris Windle
609-888-7940
dcf_chiefofstaff@dcf.nj.gov  

Acting Chief Financial Officer
Steven Dodson
609-888-7555

Deputy Commissioner, Legal, Regulatory, and Legislative Affairs
Bonny Fraser, Esq.
609-888-7800  

Assistant Commissioner, Child Protection and Permanency
Carmen Diaz-Petti
609-888-7000
dcf-dcppdirectorsoffice@dcf.nj.gov
Address:
50 East State Street
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Assistant Commissioner, Performance Management and Accountability
Aubrey C. Powers
609-888-7500
Address:
50 East State Street
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Interim Assistant Commissioner, Children's System of Care
Kathryn Way
609-888-7200
dcf_cbh@dcf.state.nj.us
Address:
50 East State Street, 4th floor
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Assistant Commissioner, Family and Community Partnerships
Charmaine Thomas
609-888-7400
dpcp@dcf.nj.gov
Address:
50 East State Street, 5th floor
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Assistant Commissioner, Division on Women
Charmaine Thomas
609-888-7164
dow@dcf.nj.gov  
Address:
50 East State Street, 7th floor
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Office of Legal  and Legislative Affairs
Clinton Page, Director
609-888-7222
dcf_oola@dcf.nj.gov

Office of Human Resources
Linda Dobron, Director
609-341-5600 or
877-382-8718
dcfhumres@dcf.nj.gov
Address:
50 East State Street
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Jason Butkowski, Director of Communications
609-888-7915
communications@dcf.nj.gov

Office of Adolescent Services
Jessica Trombetta, Executive Director
609-888-7100
dcf_adolescentservices@dcf.nj.gov  

Office of Adoption Operations
Betty Berzin, Assistant Director
609-888-7460
Address:
P.O. Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-717
www.nj.gov/njfosteradopt/adoption/

Office of Education
Kelley Michalowski, Director
609-583-3120
dcf_officeofeducation@dcf.nj.gov
Address:
PO Box 710
Trenton, NJ  08625-0710

Office of Licensing
Antionett Mahan, Director; Child Care and Youth Residential Licensing
Michelle Adams, Chief; Resource Family Licensing
877-667-9845
dcf_ool@dcf.nj.gov
Clifton Tokley, Director; Resource Family Licensing
877-667-9845
Address:
225 East State Street, 4th Floor West
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Child Welfare Training Academy
Lisa Gallagher, Executive Director
732-448-6300
dcftrainacademy@dcf.nj.gov
Address:
30 Van Dyke Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901

For biographies of DCF's executive management, click HERE.