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Updated Feb. 9, 2023: Update Regarding DHS FBI Fingerprint Clearance Result Letter — Details

Keep Kids Safe
By Strengthening Families

The Department of Human Services' Office of Children, Youth, and Families' vision is for all children and youth to grow up in a safe, nurturing, and permanent family and community. Our mission is to support the provision of quality services and best practices designed to ensure the safety, permanency,  and well-being of Pennsylvania's children, youth, and families.


Suspect Child Abuse? Call 1-800-932-0313

IMPORTANT: ChildLine should only be used for reporting abuse. 
Have other concerns? Find the appropriate 
contact information.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), which is in part comprised of the Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.