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About Us

Mission

Department MISSION

DCFS is working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters. 

Department VISION

Safe and Thriving Families and Individuals

Department VALUES

  1. Quality - Providing individualized services with highly-skilled staff
  2. Efficiency - Ensuring accurate services in a timely manner
  3. Respectfulness - Treating others with dignity, compassion, and respect