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Children and Family Services

The North Dakota child welfare system is county administered and state supervised. The Children and Family Services Division is responsible for many programs and services and sets policies and procedures for child welfare services.

Most of the state's child welfare services are provided directly through county social service offices. Staffs at the department's eight regional human service centers serve as resources for the counties by providing program supervision and direction at the local level.

Programs and Services

Family First Prevention Services Act Stakeholder Informational Meetings
Dual Status Youth Initiative

For more information, please see publications section, or direct your communication to the appropriate program administrator at:

Children and Family Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2316
Toll Free: (800) 245-3736
Relay ND TTY: 711
Fax: (701) 328-3538


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