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April 19, 2018


State Leaders Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month With No Mention Of DCS Controversy

Indiana leaders celebrated National Child Abuse Prevention Month Thursday amid controversy at the state’s child welfare agency.

March 1, 2018


DCS Review Update Highlights Shortages As Potential Challenge

The consultants’ second public update shows possible challenges in legal representation, worker qualifications, and services.

February 26, 2018


Senate Committee Recommends Commission To Investigate DCS

Sen. Eddie Melton says his proposed two-year commission is not meant to interfere with an ongoing, independent review of the Department of Child Services.

February 22, 2018


Bill Aims To Improve DCS Communication With Schools

The bill would direct DCS to better communicate with schools and courts.

February 14, 2018


Children’s Commission Receives Update On DCS Review Process

An independent review of the Indiana Department of Child Services will soon branch out to agencies around the state.

February 12, 2018


Foster Families Recognized At Statehouse Event

An appreciation event for foster families across the state comes as the Department of Child Services is under review.

February 12, 2018


State Senator Wants Legislative Commission To Investigate DCS

Sen. Eddie Melton says his proposed commission is meant to work in conjunction with ongoing independent efforts to explore issues at the embattled state agency.

February 2, 2018


New Data: Child Abuse Deaths In Indiana Doubled In A Year

According to a report released this week, 70 children in Indiana died from maltreatment in fiscal year 2016, up from 34 the previous year.

January 17, 2018


Ex-Indiana Child Services Director Hired By Attorney General

The former director of Indiana's child welfare agency is joining the state attorney general's staff nearly a month after she quit her state post.

January 16, 2018


Bill To Raise Child Limit For Foster Families Sent To Senate

A bill that would raise the limit on children in a foster family from five to six is headed to the Senate floor.

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