Meriden Children & Families Department in Meriden, Connecticut

Popularity:#4 of 13 Child, Youth, and Family Services in New Haven County#11 of 59 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Connecticut#77 in Child, Youth, and Family Services

Meriden Children & Families Department Contact Information

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Meriden Children & Families Department
1 West Main Street
Meriden, Connecticut, 06451

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Child, Youth, and Family Services Nearby

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About the Meriden Children & Families Department

The Meriden Children & Families Department, located in Meriden, CT, is an agency that offers programs and services for children in the New Haven County area. Children and Family Services promotes the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families. Under the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Children and Family Services Office also provides protective services.

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Meriden Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and child welfare in Meriden
  • Social services programs
  • New Haven County adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Meriden, CT

Meriden Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Meriden Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Meriden Child Population by Age
 MeridenNew Haven County
Under Age 31,66825,955
Age 3 to 41,35219,113
Age 54738,654
Age 6 to 81,63628,965
Age 9 to 111,67230,956
Age 12 to 141,54431,916
Age 15 to 172,17633,082
Meriden Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 MeridenNew Haven County
Children Living in Households10,513178,569
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units62.5%61.5%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units37.5%38.5%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households6,140112,243
Children Living With Male Householder91311,642
Children Living With Female Householder3,43853,976
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present11.0%7.1%
Meriden Relationship of Child to Householder
 MeridenNew Haven County
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)89.5%90.1%
Other Relatives2.4%2.2%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.0%1.0%
Meriden Income of Households With Children
 MeridenNew Haven County
Median Income of Households with Children$57,837$77,995
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance39.0%26.1%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line18.2%17.0%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line81.8%83.0%
Meriden School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 MeridenNew Haven County
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)65010,728
Children Enrolled in Public School88.6%88.1%
Children Enrolled in Private School11.4%11.9%