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Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.
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Everyone plays a role in preventing child abuse and neglect. Caseworkers and social workers are helping strengthen families and protect children, but they need your help.
To end child abuse and neglect all Coloradans need to educate themselves and be willing to get involved to help a parent or a child.
Even when kids experience child abuse or neglect, they can overcome and reach their full potential with help from the community.
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Impact of legislative changes on the children, youth and families served by the CDHS Office of Children, Youth and Families
During the 2019 legislative session, 33 bills that may impact the children, youth and families served by OCYF were passed and signed into law. Review a brief summary of legislation that i...
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