How do I contact CPS in Nevada?
Who to call to report suspected child abuse or neglect: Clark County (Las Vegas and surrounding area) call 702-399-0081 or visit their website for more information.
What is considered child neglect in Nevada?
1.4 Neglect. Child neglect in Nevada is when a person responsible for a child’s welfare either: abandons the child, or. leaves the child without proper supervision, food, shelter, medicine, or other necessary care.
How long can a child stay on a child protection plan?
Usually a child will require a child protection plan for no longer than two years. By that stage the work undertaken with the family usually means that the child is no longer at risk. In a small number of cases where there is no improvement, it may be necessary for the court to become involved.
What happens when you call CPS in Nevada?
The CPS worker assesses family functioning and identifies strengths and risks in the home. As part of the assessment to ensure that the home is safe for the child(ren), the CPS worker and family will develop a plan to address any problems that have been identified.
Is verbal abuse a crime in Nevada?
Verbal abuse and emotional abuse can both constitute the crime of domestic violence in Nevada, which is defined as the use of power, coercion and/or violence to control another.
Do social services watch your house?
You have every right to refuse any social service people admission to your home. They would have to go away and get police assistance + court order (they would have to provide enough evidence to a judge it was an emergency, that your kids were at risk).
What is a Section 47?
Section 47 investigations A Section 47 enquiry means that CSC must carry out an investigation when they have ‘reasonable cause to suspect that a child who lives, or is found, in their area is suffering, or is likely to suffer, significant harm’1.