cfsa

Child and Family Services Agency
 

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Services

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 The Child Protection Register (CPR) is a confidential database of people known or strongly suspected to have abused or neglected children in DC.

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CFSA provides several ways to get support for dissatisfaction with agency services or decisions.

Become an adoptive or foster parent to District children
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CFSA provides safe settings for DC children and youth who cannot stay in their own homes.

Find help for new borns, families or locate DHS Services
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Find the answers you need about community services, resources and safe havens.

Subsidy that prevents children from entering the system
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The Grandparent Caregiver Program supports family unity and helps to keep children from entering the child welfare system.

Professional training as mandated reporter

Mandated reporters are an integral part of the protection of children in the District of Columbia.

Social Services for families with new born babies
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We provide safe settings for children and youth who cannot be safe in their own homes.

Adoption information regarding children requiring families in the District

November is National Adoption Month. Let’s find homes for DC’s waiting children.

Children and youth services
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Current and former foster youth and their immediate birth family members who got separated in the District’s foster care system now have a way to find each other again.

Working with Child Protective Services Social Workers
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Families need to understand what to expect during a child welfare investigation.