DCFS Runaway Outreach Program

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Runaway Outreach Program provides supportive services to Dependent DCFS Youth 12 to 17 years old who have runaway from care. The program acts as a supportive network of services that assists the youth and their social worker in obtaining services. The program is designed to assure that each youth is extensively involved in their own case planning process while also having the assistance of a seasoned worker who truly understands their unique needs.