Referrals Come From...

Mandated reporters such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctors
  • Counselors
  • Police
  • Daycare Providers
  • Probation officers
  • Schools
  • Public Health
  • Commercial film and photo processors

Non-mandated reporters such as:

  • Neighbors
  • Concerned friends
  • Family
  • Anonymous sources

Anyone with a specific allegation or "reasonable suspicion" of child abuse of neglect may call C.P.S. Calls are screened by Intake Social Workers and when appropriate assigned to Emergency Response Social Workers.

What is the response time after a call is received?

2 hours: When a child is in immediate danger.
Within 10 Days: All other cases: general neglect, and past abuse.