Clark County Department of Family Services (DFS) is the local public agency whose role is to help keep children safe. The agency was formed in July 2002 in response to the merger of state and county child welfare services.

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Mission Statement
Protecting children from abuse and neglect by partnering with our community to build safe, nurturing and stable families, to support family preservation when possible, to provide permanent families for those children who cannot safely return home and to ensure the well-being of children in our care.

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DFS now has a Facebook page! like-us-on-facebook-button-1024x390.pngThe primary purpose of the DFS Facebook page is  for outreach, recruitment, and retention of prospective and current caregivers.

The comment section of the DFS Facebook is a not a public forum.  All comments will be monitored.  For further information, the Department Facebook Statement is available at the following link: Click here

Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) Nevada

QPI, a strategy of the Youth Law Center, is an approach to strengthen foster care, refocusing on excellent parenting for all children in the child welfare system.

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    IV-E Waiver
    The Clark County Department of Family Services is participating in a Title IV-E Federal Waiver which has allowed us to provide our DFS families with services that were not previously available to them. More Information
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