Client & Family Rights
All parents and caregivers involved with the Division of Children and Family Services are entitled to certain rights. They include:
- The nature of the report regarding your child.
- How the assessment will be conducted and how long it will take.
- The suspected harm and /or risk to your child.
- What was found as a result of the assessment and what will happen next.
- To receive communication assistance if you have special needs.
- To request information in your native language and request an interpreter.
- To refuse any services at any time.
Children also have certain rights, including to be nurtured and live safely in their home. Children who are subject to a court order related to child protection have additional rights.
Click on a topic below for a detailed explanation of your rights