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    Transform Milwaukee Jobs: The Value of a Chance

    For most of us, the thought of being unable to find an opportunity to work and succeed in life is completely foreign. The idea that success will result from hard work and determination is, after all, the foundation of the American Dream.

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    The Different Faces of Poverty

    Poverty is more than an urban issue. One of the most misunderstood issues in Wisconsin is the plight of the rural poor. People who need assistance escaping poverty can be found in our cities, our suburbs, and our rural communities.

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  • Stopping Child Care Fraud

    DCF does not tolerate fraud. Our work to find, fight and stop fraud has saved over $120 million in the Wisconsin Shares program. Read more about how DCF is protecting taxpayer dollars as we ensure programs serve the families of Wisconsin.

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    Do you know which child care providers have star power? With DCF's YoungStar website, accessing quality child care for working parents will be easier than ever! Together we can help Wisconsin's little stars shine bright!

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2015 Governor's Foster Care Awards

The Department of Children and Families is pleased to announce that Governor Scott Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker will recognize the contributions of foster parents and foster youth in our state by presenting the 2015 Governor's Foster Care Awards, on May 27, 2015. The purpose of this award is to formally recognize, thank, and celebrate foster parents and foster youth for the incredible dedication and commitment they make to improve the lives of children and families in Wisconsin.

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