Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) is New Jersey’s child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families.
As mandated by state law (Title 9 and Title 30), CP&P is required to investigate all reports of child abuse and child neglect. Please remember that our goal is to help you ensure the safety and well-being of your child. Parenting is rewarding, but it is not always easy. When problems arise in a family, it is often the children who are emotionally or physically affected. Unfortunately, some parents do not know where to turn to get help for their children or themselves. This handbook was written to explain the role of CP&P workers and other staff who work together to serve you and your family. CP&P recognizes that this can be a very difficult time for you and your family.
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Department of Children and Families Child Protection and Permanency