Legislative Analyst's Office
Analysis of the 2000-01 Budget Bill
Child Welfare Services
The Child Welfare Services (CWS) program provides services to abused and neglected children and children in foster care,
and their families. The CWS program provides:
- Immediate social worker response to allegations of child abuse and neglect.
- Ongoing services to children and their families who have been identified as victims, or potential victims, of abuse and
- Services to children in foster care who have been temporarily or permanently removed from their families because of
abuse or neglect.
Child Welfare Services Case Management System
For a discussion of this issue, please see our review of the "Health
and Human Services Agency Data Center" in the General Government chapter
of this Analysis.
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