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What is Child Protective Services (CPS)?  Child Protective Services is one of the services provided by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) which is a government agency that provides protection to children from abuse or neglect, even from their parents. Some states may use other names, but in Texas, we use “Child Protective Services” or simple “CPS”. When theTexas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) receives reports of child abuse and/or neglect, the DFPS starts an investigation. If the allegations prove to be true and parents are unwilling to solve the problem, the child protective services will […]

How Child Protective Services (CPS) Works in Texas