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Department of Children and Families
20 West State Street, 4th 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
Allison Blake
609-984-4500
dcf_commissioner@dcf.state.nj.us

Chief of Staff
Barbara Rusen
609-984-6837
dcf_chiefofstaff@dcf.state.nj.us

Acting Deputy Commissioner
Joseph Ribsam Jr., Esq.
609-292-0800


Assistant Commissioner
Elizabeth Bowman
609-888-7100
dcf_assistant_commissioner@dcf.state.nj.us

Assistant Commissioner, Child Protection and Permanency
Lisa von Pier
609-888-7000
dcf-dyfsdirectorsoffice@dcf.state.nj.us
Address:
50 East State Street
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

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

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

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

Office of Administration and Legal Affairs
Laurie Hodian, Director
609-341-5600 or
877-382-8718
dcf_ooa@dcf.state.nj.us

Office of Legal Affairs
609-888-7222
dcf_oola@dcf.state.nj.us

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

Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Ernest Landante, Director
609-292-0422
communications@dcf.state.nj.us

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

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
Tracy Nowlin, Director
609-583-3120
dcf_officeofeducation@dcf.state.nj.us
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.state.nj.us
Address:
225 East State Street, 4th Floor West
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ  08625-0717

Child Welfare Training Academy
Robert Ring, Director
732-448-6300
dcftrainacademy@dcf.state.nj.us
Address:
30 Van Dyke Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901

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