New Hampshire DHS Division for Children, Youth and Families
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the state government’s largest agency. It is responsible for the citizens’ health, safety, and well being. DHHS provides programs and services such as mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, and public health for people, children, families, and seniors. The Division for Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) administer protective services for New Hampshire’s children, youth, and families. In addition, DCYF staff offers various family centered services to satisfy the needs of parents and children while also strengthening the family system. Services aim to help families and children in their own homes and communities when possible. Child Protection Services seeks to keep children safe from abuse and neglect while attempting to keep families together. Juvenile Justice Services provides supervision and rehabilitative services to adolescents judged as delinquent or Children in Need of Services under state law (CHINS). For more information, contact the organization directly.
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