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The purpose of the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services is to assure that children at risk of abuse or neglect are protected and nurtured within a family and with the  upport of the community.


We improve the lives of children as a result of our attention, care and support.


  • Safety, permanency and well-being of children
  •  Urgency
  •  Family connections
  • Youth voice
  • Strong partnerships
  • Inclusion
  • Respect for each other