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Division of Child and Family Services





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Child Welfare Policies

State Child Welfare Policies and Procedures



Welcome to the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), Child Welfare Online Policies and Procedures Manual. You will find the most current versions of all child welfare policies here. Click on the chapter heading link below to review a summary of what is contained in each chapter and links to each individual policy.
Chapter 0100:  Adoption
Chapter 0200:  Case Management
Chapter 0400:  Child Fatality and Near Fatality
Chapter 0500:  Child Protective Services and Intake
Chapter 0600:  Documentation
Chapter 0700:  Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)
Chapter 0800:  Independent Living for Youth
Chapter 0900:  Institutions
Chapter 1000:  Out-of-Home Placements
Chapter 1100:  Service Array
Chapter 1200:  Quality Improvement & Child Welfare Oversight
Chapter 1300:  Foster Care Licensing
Chapter 1400:  Statewide Child Welfare Training
Chapter 1500:  Disaster Response
Chapter 1600: Administration

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Arrow Resource Directory
Arrow Clark County Department of Family Services
Arrow Washoe County Department of Social Services
Arrow Provider Agreement for Specialized Foster Care (pdf)
Arrow Sibling Bill of Rights Poster (pdf)
Arrow Quality Parenting Initiative Nevada Website
Arrow NEW Are you concerned about a child who may be abused or neglected? Watch this video to learn more
Arrow Otto A. Huth Scholarship Trust Fund Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Nevada Child Fatality Prevention Resource Bulletin (pdf)
Arrow NEW Effects of Methamphetamine on Children Brochure (pdf)
Arrow NEW Methamphetamine Protocols for Social Workers (pdf) 
Arrow Foster Child Bill of Rights
Arrow Durable Healthcare Power of Attorney Brochure and Form (pdf)
Arrow NYTD Brochure (pdf)
Arrow NYTD Adult Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Survival Guide (pdf)
Arrow Notice to Patients Regarding the Destruction of Health Care Records (pdf)
Arrow Child Abuse Prevention Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Children's Mental Health Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Systems Advocate Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Youth Parole Brochure (pdf)
Arrow Records Request Policy (pdf)
Arrow DCFS Training

Nevada Division of Child & Family Services
4126 Technology Way, 3rd Floor
Carson City, NV 89706 
Phone: (775) 684-4400            Fax:  (775) 684-4455

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