A study committee will make its recommendations for changes to the Department of Child Services in November.
An Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the Department of Child Services can interview a child regarding a sexual abuse case without the parent's permission.
Department of Child Services Director James Payne resigned Monday over ethics allegations.
A report shows DCS Director James Payne took state assistance and became involved in a case involving his grandchildren.
The Indiana Department of Child Services is opening a center that will assess children's mental health as a preventative measure.
Scathing testimony was heard Wednesday on the way the Indiana Department of Child Services handles its child abuse hotline.
Both Republicans and Democrats have expressed concerns about DCS, ranging from high caseworker turnover to the centralization of the agency’s hotline.
The Department of Child Services has been criticized in the past year, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation says it has made significant improvements.
The number of children going into the court system that need legal advocates is on the rise.
Hoosier taxpayers will each receive about $110 because of the automatic refund that is triggered when the surplus reaches a certain amount.