Lists Indirect Cost FAQsNHAP QuestionsLIHEAP Program Libraries CompassContractsElder AbuseGuidebooksMini CFSRMonthly ReportsSub-GrantsProcurementSite PagesPolicy Memos ACCESSNebraska AccessNebraska-ContactUs Child Support EnforcementProtection and Safety PolicyAlternative ResponseBridge to IndependenceCentral RegistryChild CareFamilies First Nebraska DHHS: Child Welfare, Juvenile & Adult Protective Services Page ContentDivision of Children & Family Services Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline1-800-652-1999 Mission Child Welfare, Juvenile & Adult Protective Services Economic & Family Support Youth Rehabilitation & Treatment Centers Geneva Kearney Administrative & Policy Memos Protection and Safety Policy & Procedure Rules & Regulations Org Chart Service Areas Child Welfare, Juvenile & Adult Protective Services Purpose The Division of Children and Family Services works in partnership with other groups to make sure that the abused, neglected, dependent, or delinquent populations it serves are: safe from harm or maltreatment; in a permanent, healthy, nurturing, and caring environment; with a stable family; helped to heal from harmful effects on their lives; and no longer threats to their community. Populations Served The Division serves abused and neglected children, juvenile offenders, and vulnerable adults. Abused and neglected children are: Links Adoption Adult Protective Services Child Abuse & Neglect Child/Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry Child and Family Services Plan Child & Family Services Review Contracts Data & Reports Domestic Violence Human Trafficking Children who lack proper parental care, either due to the actions of parents or through no fault of parents; Children whose parents give up their rights to the child to the State; and Children who are wards of another state agency, and for which placement is requested. Juvenile offenders are: Youth who break laws such as truancy or being a runaway; and Youth who break criminal laws. Vulnerable adults are persons 18 years of age or older who: Have a substantial functional or mental impairment that impairs their ability to live independently; Have an appointed guardian under the Nebraska Probate Code; and Have experienced abuse, neglect or self neglect, or exploitation. Partnership Approach The Division works with many groups to improve the lives of Nebraska's youth and vulnerable adults. These groups include: field staff and central office employees; law enforcement; county attorneys and judges; guardians ad litem and court appointed special advocates; medical personnel and home health care; therapists and other mental health professionals; domestic violence organizations; housing and utility companies; group homes and institutional care providers; schools and child care providers; foster and adoptive parents; and children, youth, and families. Division of Children & Family Services P.O. Box 95026 Lincoln, NE 68509-5044 firstname.lastname@example.org Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline1-800-652-1999 ACCESSNebraska: 1-800-383-4278Child Support: 1-877-631-9973Child Care Licensing: 1-800-600-1289Child and Adult Abuse/Neglect Registry: 402-471-9272Foster Care Licensing: 1-800-257-0176 Get Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe Systems, Inc.