Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline
The Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) includes child welfare, adult protective services, economic support programs and the youth rehabilitation and treatment centers.
DCFS is organized into five Service Areas that are aligned with the Judicial Districts as set forth by the Supreme Court.
Child Welfare and Adult Protective and Safety services include prevention activities and coordination, child and adult protective services, foster care and independent living, adoption, domestic violence, safety and treatment services, and educational initiatives. View the Protection and Safety Service Areas.
Economic Support includes Economic Assistance programs and Child Support Enforcement. Economic Assistance programs include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Employment First, Aid to Dependent Children, refugee resettlement, energy assistance, child care subsidy. View the Economic Assistance Service Areas and Child Support Offices.
The Office of Juvenile Services include the two Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Centers located in Kearney and Geneva.
Apply for benefits
wherever a computer with Internet access is available.