Child Welfare

 

Child Welfare

 

Lake County Human Services Child Welfare Unit works with families and children who are at risk or victims of child abuse/or neglect. Services include:
  •             Investigation of abuse/neglect reports
  •             Coordinating services for families to prevent out of home placement
  •             Working with the Court system to reunify families
 
How to report concerns of child abuse or neglect
 
 State Hotline 844-CO-4-KIDS or 844-264-5437.
 
When calling, it is important to provide as much of the following information:
 
  •             Names of children who you are concerned about
  •             Approximate ages or dates of birth of the children
  •             Parent’s names
  •             The family’s address and phone number
  •             The specific concerns of abuse/neglect
 
It is important to give full addresses as it will be difficult to follow up with your concerns if one is not provided.

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