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Family Reunification is the process of reconnecting children in out-of-home care with their families by providing intensive services to address the issues that brought the children into CPS. Family reunification services are provided after children have been declared dependents of the Juvenile Court due to abuse and/or neglect, and placed out of the home of the parent(s).
Typically, children are placed with a safe, appropriate relative or foster family.
In accordance with the Welfare and Institutions Code, services may be provided for a period that ranges from 6 – 18 months, depending on the age of the child and case circumstances. Services include, but are not limited to, the following: