Family & Child Services

Child Protective Services
The purpose of this service is to identify, evaluate, change, and / or prevent conditions causing child abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

Foster Care Services
This service provides substitute care appropriate for children's needs once removed from situations of abuse, neglect, dependency, and/or exploitation.

Adoption
Adoption services are provided for children who are not able to live with their parents or other relatives and for families wanting to adopt a child. Children become available for adoption through natural parent's voluntary surrender of the children or by court order.

Child Day Care
Child day care is needed by families and children for various reasons
  • Children whose parents are working or in school
  • Children who are in need of protection
  • Children with disabilities or developmental needs
Eligibility is based on need and income, unless the purpose is child protection. A fee may be charged, according to a sliding scale.