Contents 1 History 2 Notable investigations 3 References 4 External links


History[edit] Los Angeles County Social Services began their origin in the Office of Superintendent of Children's and Women's Work, formed in 1891, to care for destitute women and their children under the guidelines of the 1851 Poor Law.[1] The Department of Charities was formed in 1913 and included five Divisions: County Hospital, County Farm, Outdoor Relief, Olive View Sanatorium, and Cemetery Divisions.[1] By statute enacted in 1903, California's first juvenile court had jurisdiction over dependent, neglected and delinquent children.[2] The Division of Outdoor Relief was expanded and renamed in 1938, the Bureau of Indigent Relief, and in 1943 changed again to the Bureau of Public Assistance. In 1966, the Bureau of Public Assistance became the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS).[3] In 1984, after public discussion and hearings, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors created both the Department of Children Services and the Commission for Children's Services.[4] In 1994, the Board changed the name to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).[1]


Notable investigations[edit] According to reports DCFS had investigated Michael Jackson beginning in 1993 with a sexual abuse allegation and again in 2003. Reports show the LAPD and DCFS did not find credible evidence of abuse or sexual misconduct.[5][6]


References[edit] ^ a b c "2013-2014 DCFS Biennial Report" (PDF). DCFS. Retrieved 18 June 2016.  ^ "Juvenile Justice in California Part II: Dependency System". League of Women Voters of California. Retrieved 18 June 2016.  ^ "DPSS History". dpss.lacounty.gov. LA County. Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2016.  ^ Greene, Robert. "Opinion A 30-year time warp for L.A. County child welfare?". latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 18 June 2016.  ^ Newton, Jim; Nazario, Sonia (August 27, 1993). "Police Say Seized Tapes Do Not Incriminate Jackson : Investigation: Officials continue to interview children in connection with molestation allegations". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 31, 2015.  ^ Philips, Chick; Ferrell, David (August 31, 1993). "Tapes Used to Allege Plot to Extort Jackson Released Inquiry: Singer's aides provide purported comments by boy's father, who has told friends allegations are untrue". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 


External links[edit] DCFS Website v t e County of Los Angeles Board of supervisors Hilda Solis, 1st Dist. Mark Ridley-Thomas, 2nd Dist. Sheila Kuehl, 3rd Dist. Janice Hahn, 4th Dist. Kathryn Barger, 5th Dist. Departments Assessor's Office Chief Executive Office Children and Family Services County Counsel District Attorney's Office Fire Health Agency Health Services Mental Health Public Health Internal Services Lifeguards Medical Examiner-Coroner Military and Veterans Affairs Parks and Recreation Probation Public Defender Public Library Public Works Sheriff's Superior Court Airports Fox Field Brackett Field Whiteman Airport Compton/Woodley Airport El Monte Airport County hospitals LAC+USC Medical Center Harbor–UCLA Medical Center High Desert Regional Health Center Martin Luther King Jr. Outpatient Center Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Culture Ahmanson Theatre Arboretum and Botanic Garden Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Descanso Gardens Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Grand Park John Anson Ford Amphitheatre Hollywood Bowl La Brea Tar Pits Mark Taper Forum Museum of Art Music Center Natural History Museum South Coast Botanic Garden Walt Disney Concert Hall Whittier Narrows Others LAC Sheriff's Air Rescue 5 LACMTA Seal Sheriff's Department officers killed in the line of duty LAC Hall of Records Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Department_of_Children_and_Family_Services_(Los_Angeles_County)&oldid=799657514" Categories: Government of Los Angeles County, CaliforniaCounty government agencies in CaliforniaChild welfareChild welfare in the United StatesChild abuse in the United States


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