How an Investigation is Performed
How the alternative response process works
In an alternative response, community agencies support families with children over age five with services rather than removing a child from their home in low-risk situations.
How Family-Based Safety Services (FBSS) work
After abuse or neglect has been found in a home, FBSS offers services to the family to help them keep their child safe at home or, in some cases, to have children returned if they have been temporarily placed outside the home.
How a case moves from removal to permanency
When a child is removed from their home, there is a formal process to ensure the child can reach a safe and appropriate permanent outcome. What are those steps?