The Child Welfare Division of the Department of Human Services works to keep children safe, find family strengths and motivate positive change.
Mission and Vision
It is the Child Welfare Division's mission to provide family-centered services to children and families and achieve well-being through ensuring self-sufficiency, support, safety, and permanence.
It is our vision to embrace family-centered practice principles and provide services that promote security and safety for all. It is our vision that children in Cabarrus County will grow up in a safe, permanent, self-sufficient family where well-being needs are met.
Child Protective Services strives to ensure safe, permanent, nurturing families for children by protecting them from abuse and neglect while attempting to preserve the family unit.
Help Us Protect Our Children
If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, contact the Department of Human Services at 704-920-2277. For reports after hours, contact the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office at 704-920-3000.