Children and Family Services

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services works to improve child safety, strengthen families, decrease timelines to permanence, reduce reliance on out-of-home care, promote self-sufficiency, and increase child and family well-being. The Department administers the Child Abuse Hotline and Emergency Response Command Post as well as providing protective services to children in their own homes, short-term out-of-home services, adoption, guardianship and long-term foster care.

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Children Supervised
Face-to-Face Safety Assessments
Children Reunited With Their Families
Children Adopted in 2013

"The Department of Children and Family Services continues to keep children safe and strengthen families - Child safety is job one."

Bobby D. Cagle

Children and Family Services Director

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