Child and Family Services

Safety is the reason we exist

Our mission

The mission of the Utah Division of Child and Family Services is to keep children safe from abuse and neglect through the strengthening of families. This is accomplished with individualized, trauma-informed, community-based services that are both safety-driven and family-driven, and the funding of domestic violence shelters and outreach services.

Child Protective Services

If you suspect child abuse or neglect is occurring, please call 1-855-323-DCFS (3237)

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The primary goal of Child and Family Services is to protect children from abuse and neglect

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In-home services

Keeping children safely at home whenever possible by developing safety plans with DCFS-involved families to address and manage safety concerns.

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Foster care

Interested in learning more about foster care? Visit our foster care services page.

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Request records

For help with requesting copies of your DCFS records, visit our records request page, or contact your regional DCFS office.

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Have questions?

Contact our non-emergency number at 801-538-4100, or email us at You can also find a specific DCFS office by visiting our contact us page.

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