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DC Child and Family Services Agency

DC Child and Family Services Agency DC CFSA. Robert L. Matthews, Director. Call (202) 671-LOVE (5683) if you want to adopt. The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the public child welfare agency in the District of Columbia responsible for protecting child victims and those at risk of abuse and neglect and assisting their families.

The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) protects children from abuse and neglect in the District of Columbia. Along with our community partners, CFSA works to ensure that children involved in the public child welfare system grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families. Overview of Services
CFSA has four primary functions. Take and Investigate Reports: CFSA Child Protective Services

The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) protects children from abuse and neglect in the District of Columbia. Along with our community partners, CFSA works to ensure that children involved in the public child welfare system grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families. Overview of Services
CFSA has four primary functions. Take and Investigate Reports: CFSA Child Protective Services

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05/23/2022

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Find resources that highlight the positive impact that culturally appropriate trainings and services and equitable supports to relative and kinship caregivers can have on placement stability and permanency outcomes for children and families. #FosterCareMonth https://buff.ly/3G2UQfw

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05/13/2022

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Kinship care has historically been used in communities of color to care for children and family members. This kind of care has been a strength for many cultures, including communities of color, throughout history. #FosterCareMonth https://buff.ly/3G2UQfw

Congratulations to  DC residents Kevin McGilly and John Corea! They were recognized among the 2022 Foster Parents of the...
05/12/2022
2022 FPOY - District of Columbia

Congratulations to DC residents Kevin McGilly and John Corea! They were recognized among the 2022 Foster Parents of the Year by Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. #FosterCareMonth

Kevin McGilly and John Corea - District of Columbia

May is #FosterCareMonth, and we are so grateful for CFSA's resource parents who provide temporary safe haven for childre...
05/11/2022

May is #FosterCareMonth, and we are so grateful for CFSA's resource parents who provide temporary safe haven for children and youth while in care. Learn more at https://buff.ly/3KQcnck #DCFamiliesforDCKids

This National #FosterCareMonth, take the first step in your fostering journey and register for an upcoming Resource Pare...
05/09/2022

This National #FosterCareMonth, take the first step in your fostering journey and register for an upcoming Resource Parent Information Session to learn how you can be the family a child in foster care needs. Learn more at https://buff.ly/3KQfjFY. #DCFamiliesforDCKids

Thank you to all the birth moms, resource moms, adoptive moms, and mom figures helping to love, protect, and care for th...
05/08/2022

Thank you to all the birth moms, resource moms, adoptive moms, and mom figures helping to love, protect, and care for the District's children. We see you, and we appreciate you. Enjoy your special day! #MothersDay #FosterCare #Families

May is #FosterCareMonth, and we are so grateful for CFSA's resource parents who provide temporary safe haven for childre...
05/06/2022

May is #FosterCareMonth, and we are so grateful for CFSA's resource parents who provide temporary safe haven for children and youth while in care. Learn more at https://buff.ly/3KQcnck #DCFamiliesforDCKids

Many thanks to DMV Radio/TV Personality Poet Taylor for stopping by CFSA to share this inspirational foster care story! ...
05/04/2022

Many thanks to DMV Radio/TV Personality Poet Taylor for stopping by CFSA to share this inspirational foster care story! You can watch it now at https://buff.ly/3w1nhqp #OlderYouthMatter #FosterCareMonth #DCFamiliesforDCKids

Everyone has a role to play in helping the families in our communities be resilient and access support. Learn more about...
04/29/2022

Everyone has a role to play in helping the families in our communities be resilient and access support. Learn more about protective factors. Prevention starts with you! #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2FDmyn0

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/29/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/27/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/27/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

By providing all families w equal opportunity & access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety & well-...
04/25/2022

By providing all families w equal opportunity & access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety & well-being of children & youth across the country. Visit the National #ChildAbusePreventionMonth website for more info: https://buff.ly/2GG2roT #ThrivingFamilies

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep y...
04/25/2022

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep your family strong and thriving and learn some new strategies on the National #ChildAbusePreventionMonth website: https://buff.ly/3sgKpxh #ThrivingFamilies

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/22/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep y...
04/20/2022

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep your family strong and thriving and learn some new strategies on the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/3sgKpxh

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/18/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

By providing all families with equal opportunity and access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety an...
04/15/2022

By providing all families with equal opportunity and access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety and well-being of children and youth across the country. Visit the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website for more information. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

Child Abuse Prevention starts with each one of us. Together we can make it easier for families to access support service...
04/13/2022

Child Abuse Prevention starts with each one of us. Together we can make it easier for families to access support services and learn how to identify and build on family strengths. Visit the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website for more information. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-b...
04/12/2022

All families need help sometimes. Make the commitment this month to learn new ways to strengthen child and family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

By providing all families with equal opportunity and access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety an...
04/11/2022

By providing all families with equal opportunity and access to the supports they need, we can help improve the safety and well-being of children and youth across the country. Visit the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website for more information. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

When we invest in children, we are investing in their future. This April, learn how communities can come together to ens...
04/08/2022

When we invest in children, we are investing in their future. This April, learn how communities can come together to ensure children have what they need to be the best they can be! #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2GG2roT

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep y...
04/06/2022

Focusing on family strengths helps children, youth, and families build resilience. This month consider what helps keep your family strong and thriving and learn some new strategies on the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/3sgKpxh

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn tips and strategies to help keep children safe and promote family ...
04/05/2022

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn tips and strategies to help keep children safe and promote family well-being. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies https://buff.ly/2FDmyn0

03/18/2022

Join us tomorrow at the 4th Annual FITDC HerStory 5K as we celebrate the history-making women of Washington, DC!

๐Ÿ—บ Freedom Plaza
๐Ÿ“† Saturday, March 19th
โฑ 9:00 a.m.

Register Today:
http://herstory5k.com

Please join us for our Virtual Budget Engagement Forum on Monday, March 21, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. This forum is an op...
03/17/2022

Please join us for our Virtual Budget Engagement Forum on Monday, March 21, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. This forum is an opportunity for community stakeholders to receive information and provide input to help shape our agencyโ€™s priorities. Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/CFSA_March21Engagement

It was our pleasure to help NCCI- Mayfair/Paradise Family Success Center give away 200 boxes of produce and 200 bags of ...
02/11/2022

It was our pleasure to help NCCI- Mayfair/Paradise Family Success Center give away 200 boxes of produce and 200 bags of protein to feed District families! Many thanks to Catholic Charities USA for your partnership, we're excited for the next distribution ๐Ÿฅฌ๐Ÿง…๐Ÿ–๐Ÿฅ• #FamiliesFirstDC

This #flashbackFriday, we shout out Ms. Valencia Harvey, our 2021 DC Foster Parent of the Year! https://buff.ly/305hXXa
12/24/2021

This #flashbackFriday, we shout out Ms. Valencia Harvey, our 2021 DC Foster Parent of the Year! https://buff.ly/305hXXa

#DYK that CFSA's 24/7 hotline (202-671-SAFE/7233) is a gateway to protect child victims and those at risk? Let's help ke...
12/22/2021

#DYK that CFSA's 24/7 hotline (202-671-SAFE/7233) is a gateway to protect child victims and those at risk? Let's help keep families safe this holiday season. Learn how to recognize common indicators of abuse and neglect at http://bit.ly/DC_AbuseNeglectIndicators

#DCCFSA spreads holiday cheer as we continue improving the safety, permanence, and well-being of the children and famili...
12/20/2021

#DCCFSA spreads holiday cheer as we continue improving the safety, permanence, and well-being of the children and families we serve. The agency believes that families have the right to be understood, valued, encouraged, and empowered. Learn more at https://buff.ly/3IpzwT1.

This #flashbackFriday, we shout out Ms. Valencia Harvey, our 2021 DC Foster Parent of the Year! https://buff.ly/305hXXa
12/17/2021

This #flashbackFriday, we shout out Ms. Valencia Harvey, our 2021 DC Foster Parent of the Year! https://buff.ly/305hXXa

#DYK that CFSA's 24/7 hotline (202-671-SAFE/7233) is a gateway to protect child victims and those at risk? Let's help ke...
12/15/2021

#DYK that CFSA's 24/7 hotline (202-671-SAFE/7233) is a gateway to protect child victims and those at risk? Let's help keep families safe this holiday season. Learn how to recognize common indicators of abuse and neglect at http://bit.ly/DC_AbuseNeglectIndicators

#DCCFSA spreads holiday cheer as we continue improving the safety, permanence, and well-being of the children and famili...
12/13/2021

#DCCFSA spreads holiday cheer as we continue improving the safety, permanence, and well-being of the children and families we serve. The agency believes that families have the right to be understood, valued, encouraged, and empowered. Learn more at https://buff.ly/3IpzwT1.

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200 I St SE
Washington D.C., DC
20003

Opening Hours

Monday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Tuesday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Wednesday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Thursday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Friday 8:15am - 4:45pm

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+12024426100

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