Child Welfare Services

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Child Welfare Services in Newport News provides services to families under the Code of Virginia mandates. Social workers are charged with the responsibility to ensure that children are safe from harm and that families receive all necessary services to enhance their family functioning. Child Welfare is comprised of the following.
  1. Adoption

    See helpful links regarding adopting a child who have been permanently separated from both parents.

  2. Child Protective Services

    Learn how Child Protective Services investigates reports of child abuse and neglect.

  3. Foster Care Services

    Read an overview about our foster care services and its intent.

  4. Foster Parenting

    Learn more about becoming a foster parent including its benefits and challenges.