Intervention Services for Children & Families

Services are provided for families to prevent family violence, family breakdown, child neglect and/or abuse, and other crises as well as strengthening the ability of families to function independently. Services may be provided within any of the following areas.
  1. Children in Need of Services / Supervision (CHINS)

    Learn how the Children in Need of Services (CHINS) helps prevent children from entering foster care.

  2. Family Stabilization

    See if your case is eligible for family stabilization which may include social casework, referrals and legal support.

  3. Home Studies

    Learn about home study evaluation services in child custody cases.

  4. Structural Family Therapy

    Counseling is provided to families who meet state requirements for mandated services: counseling may be ordered; children are at risk for child abuse and neglect; children are at risk for placement in foster care.