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Children and Family Services

Director of Children & Family Services - Mindy Banfield

(607) 737-5417
Fax: (607) 873-1133
CPS/Intake: (607) 737-5433
Homefinding and Adoption Services: (607) 737-5557
Report of Abuse and Neglect: 1-800-342-3720
                                  TDD/TTY: 1-800-638-5163
                 Video Relay System: 1-800-342-3720

If you believe that a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department.

The Children and Family Services Division is comprised of:

• Preventive Services
• Child Protective Services 
• Foster Care 
• Adoption Services
• Foster parent recruitment, certification, and training

The Division of Children and Family Services is responsible for strengthening and preserving families, ensuring protection and permanency for children, providing placement for children who are either neglected and/or abused or have been adjudicated a Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS) or a Juvenile Delinquent (JD); placement occurs when no other alternatives are possible.