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Term: Child in Family Receiving Protection or Support Services from Child and Family Services (CFS)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-07-06


Children whose health or emotional well-being is thought to be endangered, but who remain in a family that receives a service from Child and Family Services (CFS). Services requested by the family or received upon "recommendation" by CFS are intended to serve as aid in the resolution of family matters.

For more information, see the Children in Care (CIC) - Overview of Terminology and Characteristics concept.

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