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Child Protective Services

Last Update:4/27/2018
Contact:
Title:
Address:P. O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207
County:Entire State
Phone:
Toll Free:800-800-5556
Fax:
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.in.gov/dcs/2398.htm
Mission

Indiana's Child Protective Services (CPS), protects Indiana's children from further abuse or neglect and prevents, remedies, or assists in solving problems that may result in abuse, neglect, exploitation, or delinquency of children.

Program Description

CPS operates a toll-free hotline (1-800-800-5556) for people to call and report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect. CPS receives and initiates investigations of child maltreatment on a 24-hour basis.

Families receive services based on the severity of the abuse or neglect, an assessment of the child's and the family's needs, and an assessment of the relative safety and risk to the child in the home.

The Family Preservation Program: The Family Preservation Program provides services to prevent out-of-home placement or reunifies children and their families in cases of substantiated reports of child abuse or neglect. Services offered to families include:

  • education
  • counseling
  • visitation
  • sexual abuse treatment
  • parent aides
  • homemaker services
  • home-based family services

Visit the website for offices in your county.

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Counties Serviced
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ABOUT SPECIAL KIDS RESOURCE DIRECTORY
7172 Graham Road, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46250 E-Mail: familynetw@aboutspecialkids.org

As a matter of policy, About Special Kids does not specifically endorse any of the resources contained on our website or in our information packets. Resources are supplied for information purposes only and ASK recommends that families explore all options for assistance before making an informed choice.