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Child In Need Of Services

Plans to improve state child services agency set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have given the Department of Child Services all the new tools they believe the agency needs to protect Hoosier children from abuse and neglect.

April 29, 2013 7:10 pm Related

Prosecutors closer to obtaining tool to help endangered children

INDIANAPOLIS | Prosecutors are one step closer to being able to intervene on behalf of an abused or mentally ill child without going through the Department of Child Services or charging the child with a crime.

March 19, 2013 6:15 pm Related

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Additional DCS reforms endorsed by Senate panel

INDIANAPOLIS | Two more proposals intended to protect Hoosier children and improve the Department of Child Services have cleared a Senate committee.

January 30, 2013 11:30 am

Panel endorses bill speeding prosecutor aid to endangered children

INDIANAPOLIS | The Commission on Mental Health and Addiction on Monday unanimously approved the draft of a bill that would temporarily give prosecutors back the ability to file petitions alleging a child is a danger to himself or herself.

October 15, 2012 12:00 am Related

Advocates urge Legislature to return 'safety net' to law relating to children

INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point resident Jill Garner battled emotion Monday as she testified before a legislative committee about her struggle to secure appropriate mental health services for her 12-year-old son.

September 17, 2012 12:12 pm
A day in CHINS court

A day in CHINS court

A pregnant woman tries to commit suicide in a homeless shelter after leaving her other two children with an acquaintance.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Decision may affect parents, children with mental illness

Decision may affect parents, children with mental illness

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals opinion could affect how judges handle cases involving some parents of children with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Related
Judge accuses DCS of failing to help children with mental illnesses

Judge accuses DCS of failing to help children with mental illnesses

MARTINSVILLE | A circuit court judge slammed the Indiana Department of Child Services on Tuesday, accusing it of failing to help children with mental illnesses.

May 15, 2012 7:45 pm Related
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