Full Disclosure

Parents of children in foster care must be fully informed of their child(ren)’s status, DCFS and Court processes and the possible outcomes based on their participation in their reunification efforts. know everything the agency staff knows. They need full information about all the alternatives they face, as well as the legal timeframes. Likewise, Resource Parents must receive all information about a child available at the time of placement. Working with the CSW, Resource Parents must share as much information as is available with the parents of the child in their care. Resource Parents should develop a list of questions to ask the CSW before and at the time of placement.

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Child Protection Hotline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Toll Free within California

(800) 540-4000

Outside of California

(213) 639-4500

TDD - Hearing Imparied

(800) 272-6699
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