Intake and Assessment consists of Child Protection Investigative Services, reviews for adults in Court-ordered protective placement, as well as Access Intake Services.
An Access Intake worker responds to inquiries regarding several Human Services Division services, forwarding requests to the designated unit. The Access Intake function is an information gathering process for both mandatory and voluntary services.
Child Protection Investigative Services is a mandatory risk assessment service. Referrals are made to safety services and change-orientated services supporting families. Child Protection Investigative Services provides community education on child protection and mandatory reporting to area school systems and other community partners in an ongoing effort to increase understanding and build collaborative relationships.