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Brother: Man accused of trying to drown 3 children dismissed from mental health center

...doesn't know why his brother was allowed to see them."That's the reason why he actually went to the (Child Protective Services) because he felt like he had a problem," Bobby Lassiter said. "They sat down with him, they talked to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-25/brother-man-accused-trying-drown-3-
Richmond, Columbia counties need foster parents

...Boatwright said. Since then, the division has been able to fill some positions, but most of those jobs went to the child protective services side.However, the state's most recent budget includes an additional $5.8 million earmarked for DFCS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-06/richmond-columbia-counties-ne
Ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton killed in apparent murder-suicide

...Police said the 14-month old child of Hamilton and Jordan found unharmed at the home was turned over to Child Protective Services.Hamilton, who was born in Baton Rouge, La., played for five teams over 13 seasons in the majors before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/ex-mlb-player-darryl-ham
Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

...wouldn't address the underlying issues in those deaths, or improve the system. Moss was not in foster care and child protective services would still be the responsibility of the state, they noted.Democrats who sit on the Health and Human Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-18/ga-senate-oks-bill-priva
Georgia seeks to hire 175 DFCS caseworkers

...Protective Services.Through budget cuts and the loss of other funds, "the ability of the state to [operate] Child Protective Services has been decimated," Lehman said."The work of the investigator is one of the most important and difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-29/georgia-seeks-hire-175-d
Report says police, not politics, to blame for delay in probe of Jerry Sandusky

...the report, prosecutors told Moulton they waited until 2011 to search Sandusky's home computer and subpoena child protective services records because they "believed that they were unlikely to be productive and would have risked publicly revealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-23/report-says-police-not-po
Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations.More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Tuesday.Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/mandatory-overtime-ordered-ge
Mandatory overtime ordered for Ga. DFCS workers

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations. More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Tuesday. Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/mandatory-ot-ga-dfcs
Department of Social Services requests 200 more workers to reach caseload goals

...more than 14 to 20 children ideally.The new positions would reverse a four-year decline in the number of child-protective services and foster care positions at the agency. Those positions have dropped by 255, or 18 percent, since 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-24/department-social-services-re
Woman helps former addicts by sharing story

...came home a week later. Kate and her brother were put into foster care while her mother was investigated by Child Protective Services.Her brother became angrier and angrier and took his frustrations out on the family pets, sometimes killing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/woman-helps-former-addic