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National Partnership for Child Safety


The National Partnership for Child Safety (NPCS), initially formed in 2018, is a quality improvement collaborative to improve child safety and reduce child maltreatment fatalities through the application of safety science and shared data. Members of the collaborative have a shared goal of strengthening families, promoting innovations and a public health response to reducing and preventing child maltreatment and fatalities. Members of the National Partnership for Child Safety include:

  • Arizona Department of Child Safety
  • Arkansas Children & Family Services
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, California
  • Connecticut Department of Children and Families
  • Georgia Division of Family & Children Services
  • Indiana Department of Child Services
  • Maryland Department of Human Services
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Missouri Department of Social Services
  • Nebraska Division of Children & Family Services
  • Clark County Department of Family Services, Nevada
  • New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families
  • New Jersey Department of Children and Families
  • New York City Administration for Children’s Services
  • New York State Office of Children and Family Services
  • Franklin County Children Services, Ohio
  • Hamilton County Job & Family Services, Ohio
  • Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • Oregon Department of Human Services
  • Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services
  • Spirit Lake Tribe, Spirit Lake Social Services
  • Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
  • Vermont Department for Children and Families, Family Services Division
  • Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families
  • Wisconsin Department of Children and Families


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