MA DCF job descriptions

erika shira filed this request with the Department of Children and Families of Massachusetts.
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From: erika shira

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

Massachusetts Department of Children and Families complete and official job descriptions for all positions.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Erika Shira

From: Department of Children and Families

Thank you for your e-mail. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

If you are writing to report abuse or neglect of a child, please call the Child At Risk Hotline at: 1-800-792-5200.

If your concern or inquiry is regarding a DCF case or is time sensitive, please contact the Office of the Ombudsman @ 617-748-2444.

For a listing of local DCF offices , please visit: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf/

From: Department of Children and Families

Dear Ms. Shira:

The Department of Children and Families has received your request and has begun its processing. In processing your request, I would like to speak to you with regard to clarifying quesitons. Because I don’t have your phone number, would you kindly send it to me or you can call me at 617-748-2065.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and reply. Please be advised that while we await to connect with you, the statutory timeline for replying to your request tolls. Additionally, if we do not hear from you within 20 business days from the date of this communication, we shall consider your request withdrawn and close your public records request.

I look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely,

Adelaida (Adele) P. Jasperse
Assistant General Counsel and Primary Record Access Officer
Department of Children and Families
Office of the General Counsel
600 Washington Street, 6th floor
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: 617-748-2065
Email: adelaida.jasperse@massmail.state.ma.us<mailto:adelaida.jasperse@massmail.state.ma.us>
Website: www.mass.gov/dcf<http://www.mass.gov/dcf>

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CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic communication and any attached documents may contain privileged or otherwise confidential information from the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by email or phone and delete this communication and its attachments from your server, hard drive, and/or communications device without using, copying, or disclosing the contents as any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

From: Department of Children and Families

Dear Ms. Shira:

This is the Department of Children and Families’ second notice to you. As we noted on November 3, 2017, in order to process your request it is necessary that we speak to you with regard to clarifying the scope of your request. Because we don’t have your phone number, would you kindly send it to us or you can call at 617-748-2065.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and reply. Please be advised that while we await to connect with you, the statutory timeline for replying to your request tolls. Additionally, if we do not hear from you within 20 business days from the date of this communication, we shall consider your request withdrawn and close your public records request.

We look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely,
Adelaida (Adele) P. Jasperse
Assistant General Counsel and Primary Record Access Officer
Department of Children and Families
Office of the General Counsel
600 Washington Street, 6th floor
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: 617-748-2065
Email: adelaida.jasperse@massmail.state.ma.us<mailto:adelaida.jasperse@massmail.state.ma.us>
Website: www.mass.gov/dcf<http://www.mass.gov/dcf>

P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic communication and any attached documents may contain privileged or otherwise confidential information from the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by email or phone and delete this communication and its attachments from your server, hard drive, and/or communications device without using, copying, or disclosing the contents as any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

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