Department of Child Services (DCS)

Judge allows lawsuit against Indiana child welfare agency

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A federal judge’s decision will allow most of a lawsuit to move forward accusing Indiana’s child welfare agency of inadequately protecting thousands of children in...Read more

Roncalli faculty member charged after alleged confrontation with student

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A Roncalli High School faculty member has been charged after a student accused him of battery.Read more

Roncalli faculty member on leave after alleged scuffle with student

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A Roncalli High School faculty member is on paid leave after a student accused him of battery on Friday.Read more


Colts Women's Organization delivers toys, books and clothing for 200 foster kids

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There are more than 10,000 children in foster care in Marion County.Read more

DCS worker's attorney: Client being singled out for returning child to mother

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Police in Madison County are searching for a DCS caseworker indicted by a grand jury.Read more

She fostered a baby born addicted, then gave him a forever home

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When Jack arrived at Friedland's home, he was the fifth foster child placed in her care in 14 months.Read more

Foster family opens their home and hearts for as long as needed

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There are currently 13,000 children in the foster care system in Indiana.Read more

Foster Care in Indiana: The need is great

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More than 13,000 Hoosier children are in foster care, but there are only about 6,200 licensed foster parents.Read more

Former foster kid helping others with trauma of being moved from home to home

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The Children's Bureau has a program that is specifically designed for DCS kids who age out of the system.Read more


Report: Indiana deaths up from child abuse, neglect

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The Indiana Department of Child Services says child neglect and abuse deaths increased during fiscal year 2017.Read more

DCS responds to civil rights lawsuit filed by 9 children

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The Department of Child Services has responded to a civil rights lawsuit filed by nine children.Read more