For more information on what to expect when becoming involved with CWS, please read A Parent's Guide to the Child Welfare System.
Child Welfare Services (CWS) is charged with protecting the safety and well-being of all children in the community. CWS investigates all referrals of child abuse or neglect received. When a family becomes involved with CWS, they may work with several social workers. Different services will be offered depending upon each families needs.
Services provided by CWS include:
- Emergency Response
- Family Reunification
- Permanency Planning
- Family Maintenance
For a description of services, visit Child Welfare Services
found on this website.