Following a Report
If there is imminent danger, a safety plan is devised
to protect the child.
A safety plan may require an alleged perpetrator leave
Relatives are used in some situations to provide a
temporary home for the child.
DCS requests temporary custody and the child is placed
in foster care.
DCS offers support services and the family remains
DCS tries to protect a child within the home whenever possible.
Alternates to removing a child are always a consideration.