Family Services Division (FSD)
FSD is responsible for making sure children and youth:
We are committed to the safety and well-being of children and youth.
What We Do
As the agency responsible for child protection and youth justice in Vermont, we:
Our Practice Model
Our work is guided by the Family Services Practice Model. It describes what we want to accomplish with the children, youth and families we serve and how we perform that work.
Strengthening Child Protection
View reports related to the tragic deaths of two young Vermonters in 2014 and actions to keep children safe.
For More Information
To learn more about how both systems work, read A Parent’s Guide To Vermont’s Child Welfare & Youth Justice Agency.
FSD works in partnership with parents, relatives, educators, law enforcement, community-based service providers, courts, foster parents, and others. We do not do this work alone!