When it comes to keeping a child healthy and safe, Child Protective Services has a lot of authority to do so. They have the ultimate ability to come into your home and remove your children. This is not typical, as proof needs to be shown that the child is in danger. However, it can happen immediately if the physical health, safety, or welfare of the child is immediate risk. Another option is to remove the parent who may be causing the harm and restrain them from the home and from being around the children.
Child Protective Services may also place the child outside the home with another family member or guardian to keep them safe. You may be able to help guide which home your child can go to, so it’s important to speak to family immediately during this time. Watch the video now to learn more.