Child Welfare Services


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 Welcome to Napa County’s Child Welfare Services Site!

Child Welfare’s primary goal is to prevent or remedy neglect, abuse, or exploitation of children while preserving, rehabilitating, or reuniting families. Another major responsibility is to assure adequate care of children who are in "Out-of-Home" placement, i.e. foster children.

Child Welfare Services programs include:

Emergency Response

Assessment Team

Family Maintenance

Family Reunification

Permanent Placement

Family Preservation

Adoption Services


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Other Department Information

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Child and Family Services Review

Child Welfare Services has completed its County Self Assessment And System Improvement Plan for 2013! Visit the Documents link on the left where you can download all of our Child and Family Services Review documentation.

Child and Family Services Act Facts