Child Protective Services

Handbook Revision, May 17, 2017

This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on May 17, 2017.

CPS wants to ensure that the general public understands what critical actions caseworkers are required to perform and why. To further this understanding, CPS has set up a policy e-mail box for the general public: CPSPolicyQuestions@dfps.state.tx.us Please feel free to contact us, via this email address, with any general questions related to policy.

For questions or concerns regarding specific cases, please contact the caseworker or supervisor, or the Office of Consumer Affairs at 1-800-720-7777.

Correction

This revision corrects the following excerpt of item 6241.22 Child Plan Review as follows:

For PMC with and LOC Moderate and above the caseworker must review the plan three months from the date of the last plan and every three months thereafter.