DCFS Director Visits Rochelle During Fall Tour

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director George H. Sheldon made a stop in Rochelle on Tuesday.

State Representative Tom Demmer and Director Sheldon discussed several issues local providers and DCFS offices have been faced with. As a member of the Human Services Appropriations Committee, Rep Demmer offered some ideas to help streamline DCFS services to better serve those in need.

“The Department of Children and Family Services has seen a number of problems and challenges over the past several years. I was encouraged to meet with Director Sheldon today and hear about the proactive reforms he’s implementing at DCFS,” said Rep. Demmer, “I’m pleased to work with DCFS to improve the safety and quality of care we provide to children throughout Illinois.”

Director Sheldon stressed the agency’s goal, which is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families.