Child and Family Services joins with families and the community to promote long-term safety, well-being, and permanent families for children. Visit our Programs and Services for a complete listing of services provided by Child Welfare
To Report Child Abuse or Neglect
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
711 (Maine Relay)
Staffed 24-hours a day,
Adoption - Information and resources related to adoption in Maine.
Child Protection - Information on child abuse, neglect and exploitation. Includes information on parents rights, mandated reporters and more.
Agencies Requesting Child Protective Records Research - Information on procedures for authorized public and private agencies to request record searches required by state and federal legislation or state rules and regulations.
Foster Parenting - Resources and links related to foster care in Maine.
How to Become a Resource Parent - Adoptive and Foster Parent/Family
Teens - Information and resources for teens including information on Maine's Independent Living programs.