Children

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Abuse, neglect or exploitation

  • Child Abuse Action Network - The Child Abuse Action Network (CAAN) is a multi-disciplinary, public and private sector committee committed to enhancing the professional and public response to child abuse in Maine.
  • Child Protective Services - The child abuse hotline is staffed 24 hours a day.
  • Handbook for Parents - Describes rights parents have during a child abuse and neglect assessment.
  • Mandated Reporters - Information and resources for people who are required by law to report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation.
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Adoption

Child care

Child welfare

Children's Behavioral Health

  • Children's Behavioral Health - Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) is the authority in Maine regarding behavioral health treatment and services for children from birth up to their 21st birthday.
  • Families & Children - Information for children and families wanting help from Children’s Behavioral Health Services.
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Foster care

Health/Safety

Juvenile justice

Vital Records

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