Child Protective Services Kick Off in Rural Colorado


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SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado.

The program is funded by a budget approved by the legislature, and will kick start in 15 counties and within three years will expand to the entire state. The legislature approved $1.9 million for the program's first year. Same budget amounts were approved for the following two years.


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Federal Programs Related to - Children's Protective Services

Programs that investigate reports of child abuse, neglect or abandonment; that provide for the temporary placement of children who, for their own protection, have been removed from the custody of adults who are responsible for their care; that work with families who are experiencing a problem with the objective of facilitating continued family unification or reunification; and which provide ongoing supportive services for children in permanent placement. Child Welfare System




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