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New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP) - Newark Center Local Office

DCPP (formally known as DYFS) is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families.

Services: Protect children from abuse & neglect; Investigates & reports child abuse and neglect; Supervises and conducts case management; Legal authority to remove children from parents/guardians to provide alternative living arrangements; Contracts additional services for children and parents; medical screenings; Referrals

  • Address: 153 Halsey Street, 3rd floor
  • City: Newark
  • State: New Jersey
  • Zip Code: 07102
  • Phone Number: 973-648-4200 / 1-800-392-9532
  • Name of Contact 2: Hotline
  • Phone Number 2: 800-792-8610
  • Fax Number: 973-648-7326
  • Web Site:
  • Categories: Child Abuse & Trauma, NJ State & Federal Agencies
  • States Served: New Jersey
  • Counties Served: Essex

Eligibility: Abused/neglected children and their families

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