Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Carey Cockerell. Adult Protective Services Child Protective Services Child Care Licensing Prevention and Early Intervention.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Adult Protective Services
Child Protective Services
Child Care Licensing
Prevention and Early Intervention
Mission: to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by involving clients, families and communities.
6,800 DFPS employees in more than 249 offices
We protect the unprotected.
We involve clients, families and communities in decision-making.
We provide quality services.
We are innovative and strive for excellence.
We are ethical and accountable.
We promote diversity.
We value our staff.
(2) leaving a child in a situation where the child is at risk of harm.
Signs of Abuse