Child Welfare Services

    Nevada’s child protective/welfare system ostensibly functions as three regional services areas: the Rural Region operates as a state supervised and state (DCFS) administered delivery system, and Clark County Department of Family Services and Washoe County Human Services Agency operate child protective/welfare services in Clark and Washoe Counties.

      Children's Mental Health

        DCFS provides a wide range of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families in Clark and Washoe Counties. Treatment services in these two major urban areas are provided through Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services and Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services.

          Juvenile Justice Services

            Juvenile Justice Services serves youth ages 12-21 who have been committed to DCFS for either delinquent behavior or to access services for mental health treatment.

              Systems Advocate

                The purpose of the Systems Advocate Unit is to respond to inquiries and complaints from consumers, service providers, elected officials, stakeholders and interested citizens to ensure that proper services are provided by DCFS.

                  Confidential Address Program

                    The goal of the Confidential Address Program (CAP) assists victims of abusive situations who are attempting a fresh start for themselves and their children.

                      Grant Management Unit (GMU)

                        Victim Services Unit (VSU)

                          The Division of Child and Family Services Nevada Victim Services Unit was created to assist victims throughout the state access needed assistance.