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National Participation and Contact List

Participation of States


Contact List

The following is a contact list of individuals from each state that can give you information on early childhood initiatives in their state and communities.

ALABAMA
Frances Arnold
Assistant Director
Alabama Department of Human Resources
50 Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-1801
(334) 242-9500 - Office
(334) 242-0939 - Fax


  ALASKA
Deborah Downs
Social Service Program Officer
Division of Family and Youth Services
P.O. Box 110630
Juneau, AK 99811-0630
Downs@health.state.ak.us
(907) 465-2145 - Office
(907) 465-3397 - Fax


ARKANSAS
Shirlee Flanigan-Isbell
Community Services Program Manager
Division of Children & Family Service
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot 826
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Isb@mail.state.Ar.us
(501) 682-8992 - Office
(501) 682-8991- Fax


  CALIFORNIA
Frank Ingram
Chief
Office of Child Abuse Prevention
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Frank.ingram@dss.ca.gov
(916) 445-2852 - Office
(916) 323-8103 - Fax


CONNECTICUT
Laureen Sheehan
Director
Division of Strategic Planning
State of Connecticut
Department of Children and Families
505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT 06106-7107
Laureen.Sheehan@po.state.ct.us
(860) 550-6461 - Office
(860) 550-6541 - Fax


  DELAWARE
Janet Carter
Administrator, Office of Child Care Licensing
Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families
1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805-1195
jcarter@state.de.us
(302) 892-5803 - Office
(302) 633-5112 - Fax


FLORIDA
Deborah Russo
Director
Department of Children & Families
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Building 6, Room 384
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
Debby_Russo@dcf.state.fl.us
(850) 488-4900 - Office
(850) 488-9584 - Fax


  GEORGIA
Judy Fuller
Assistant to Social Services Director
Division of Family and Children's Services
2 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Suite 16-200
Atlanta, GA 30303
jhfuller@dhr.state.ga.us
(404) 657-3468 - Office
(404) 657-6406 - Fax


HAWAII
Gail M. Kikudome
Program Administrator
Benefit Employment & Support Services
Department of Human Services
820 Mililani Street
Suite 606
Honolulu, HI 96813
gkikudome@dhs.state.hi.us
(808) 586-7062 - Office
(808) 586-5744 - Fax


  IDAHO
Roseanne Hardin
Administrator
Department of Health & Welfare
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
hardinr@idhw.state.id.us
(208) 334-5700 - Office
(208) 334-6664 - Fax


ILLINOIS
Molly McGrath, M.Ed.
Early Childhood Services
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
100 W. Randolph Street
Suite 6-200
Chicago, IL 60601
Mmcgrath@idefs.state.il.us
(312) 814-6854 - Office
(312) 814-8227 - Fax


  INDIANA
Carole Stein
Acting Deputy Director for Child Development
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington St., Rm. W392
Indianapolis, IN 46204
cstein2@fssa.state.in.us
(317) 232-1148 - Office
(317) 232-4490 - Fax


IOWA
Harold Coleman
Community Empowerment Liaison
Division of Adult, Children & Family Services
Iowa Department of Human Services
1305 East Walnut
Hoover Bldg. 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
hcolema@dhs.state.ia.us
(515) 281-3974 - Office
(515) 281-4597 - Fax


  KANSAS
Rae A. Anderson
Program Administrator
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
915 S.W. Harrison
5th Floor South
Topeka, KS 66612-1570
rzzxa@srskansas.org
(785) 296-4653 - Office
(785) 368-8159 - Fax


KENTUCKY
Kim Townley
Executive Director
Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development
700 Capitol Avenue, Room 133
Frankfort, KY 40621
kim.townley@mail.state.ky.us
(502) 564-2611 - Office
(502) 564-1984 - Fax


  LOUISIANA
Kathleen V. Bourke
Child Welfare Program Director
Administrative Planning Section
Office of Community Services
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
TRKATHY@ocs.dss.state.la.us
(225) 342-7199 - Office
(225) 342-9087 - Fax


MARYLAND
Lynda G. Fox
Secretary
Department of Human Resources
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
lfox@dhr.state.md.us
(410) 767-7109 - Office
(410) 333-0099 - Fax


  MICHIGAN
JoAnne Nagy
Manager, Children's Protective
Services & Foster Care
Michigan Family Independence Agency
235 S. Grand Ave., Suite 510
Lansing, MI 48909
Nagyj@state.mi.us
(517) 373-3750 - Office
(517) 241-7047 - Fax


MINNESOTA
Sue Devich
Supervisor
Department of Children, Families & Learning
1500 Highway 36
Roseville, MN 55113
susan.devich@state.mn.us
(651) 582-8338 - Office
(651) 582-8499 - Fax


  MISSISSIPPI
Beth Shanks Frizsell
Prevention Unit Director
MS Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 352
Jackson, MS 39205-0352
beth.frizsell@mdhs.state.ms.us
(601) 359-4752 - Office
(601) 359-4333 - Fax


MISSOURI
Doris Hallford
Early Childhood Coordinator
Missouri Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103
dhallfor@mail.state.mo.us
(573) 522-1385 - Office
(573) 573-526-4837 - Fax


  MONTANA
Shirley Brown
Bureau Chief
Division of Child and Family Services
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 8005 - Cogswell Building
Helena, MT 59604-8005
dhallfor@mail.state.mo.us
(406) 444-5906 - Office
(406) 444-5956 - Fax


NEVADA
Laurel Swetnam
Program Manager
Division of Child and Family Services, Early Childhood
Nevada Dept of Human Resources
6171 West Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
lswetnam@govmail.state.nv.us
(702) 486-6147- Office
(702) 486-8029 - Fax


  NEW JERSEY
Sonja Hopkins
Office of Program Support & Permanency
Division of Youth & Family Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
(609) 984-7808 - Office
(609) 984- 0507 - Fax


NEW MEXICO
Dr. Miquela Rivera
Director
Division of Prevention & Intervention
Children, Youth & Families Department
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87501
M_Rivera@CYFD.state.nm.us
(505) 476-0385 - Office
(505) 827-9978 - Fax


  NORTH CAROLINA
JoAnn Lamm
Team Leader
Division of Social Services
North Carolina Department of Human Resources
325 North Salisbury Street, Room 819
Raleigh, NC 27603
JoAnn.Lamm@NCmail.net
(919) 733-4622 - Office
(919) 715-6714 - Fax


OKLAHOMA
Sherrill Pallotta
Office of Child Care
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0352
Pallotta@okdhs.org
(405) 522-1510 - Office
(405) 522-2564 - Fax


  PENNSYLVANIA
Wayne Stevenson
Director
Department of Public Welfare
Office of Children, Youth & Families
P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675
(717) 787-6292 - Office
(717) 705-0364 - Fax


RHODE ISLAND
Nancy Herrington
Senior Resource Specialist
Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth & Families
610 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908-1935
(401) 222-6930 - Office
(401) 222-6960 - Fax


  SOUTH CAROLINA
Mary Williams
Director, Human Services
SC Department of Social Services
1535 Confederate Avenue, Room 507
Columbia, SC 29201
Mwilliams@dss.state.sc.us
(803) 898-7832 - Office
(803) 898-7793 - Fax


TEXAS
Thomas Chapmond
Director of Prevention & Early
Intervention Division
Department of Protective & Regulatory Services
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78715
(512) 438-3309 - Office
(512) 438-2031 - Fax


  UTAH
Richard Anderson
Deputy Director
Utah Division of Child & Family Services
120 North 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
hasdmin1.randerso@state.vt.us
(801) 538-4100 - Office
(801) 538-3993 - Fax


VERMONT
Kim Keiser
Director, Child Care Services
Department of Social & Rehabilitation Services
103 S. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676
kkeiser@srs.state.vt.us
(802) 241-3110 - Office
(802) 241-1220 - Fax


  VIRGINIA
Larry Mason
Director, Division of Family Services
Department of Social Services
730 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 692-2227 - Office
(804) 692-2209 - Fax


WASHINGTON
Barbara Stone
Director
Division of Licensed Resources
Department of Social & Health Services
P.O. Box 45700
Olympia, WA 98504-5700
(360) 902-7920 - Office
(360) 902-7588 - Fax


  WEST VIRGINIA
Kay Tilton
Director, Division of Child Care
West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 691
Charleston, WV 25301-3704
ktilton@wvdhhr.org
(304) 558-2993 - Office
(304) 558-8800- Fax


WISCONSIN
Susan N. Dreyfus
Administrator
Division of Children & Family Services
Department of Health & Family Services
1 W. Wilson Street, Room 550
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
dreyfsn@dhfs.state.wi.us
(608) 267-3905 - Office
(608) 266-6836 - Fax


  WYOMING
Ken Kaz
Program Manager
Department of Family Services
2300 Capitol Avenue
Hathaway Building, 3rd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0490
kkaz@state.wy.us
(307) 777-5841 - Office
(307) 777-3693 - Fax





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