Seal Delaware County, New York  
Home Government Departments Affiliates Municipalities Area Info Flood 2006

Child Protective Services is mandated to investigate all reports of alleged child abuse and maltreatment of children under the age of 18. Investigations must commence within 24 hours of receipt of a report from the New York State Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment. Investigation of a Child Protective Services report is a fact finding process including interviews, observation and information gathering. Law Enforcement may assist in investigations as necessary or when a criminal act may have been committed

Services to children and families may include:

  • Determination of the validity of the allegations
  • Evaluation of other conditions of abuse or maltreatment not included in the report
  • Determination of services necessary to ensure protection of the child and reduce the risk factors which may contribute to future harm
  • Referral for appropriate community services
  • Legal intervention if necessary
  • Coordination of investigations of abuse
  • Education of mandated reporters

Services are provided without regard to income

Fax: 607-832-6035

CPS hotline: 1-800-342-3720
Delaware County Department of Social Services

111 Main Street, Suite 4
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: 607-832-5300
Fax: 607-832-6030
99 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: 607-832-5300
Fax: 607-832-6033