Biennial Plan Public Notices


Public Testimony

Child Protection Service Plan/Biennial Regional Services Strategic Plan

Notice of Public Hearing to take Public Testimony Biennial Public Meetings

The Child Protection Service Plan/Biennial Regional Service Strategic Plan is prepared bi-annually pursuant to IC 21-33-4-1 and IC 31-26-6-5. The Department of Child Services is seeking Public Testimony on the provision of child protection services, local service need and system change. The services will be targeted to the individual needs of children identified by the Department of Child Services or children alleged or adjudicated as children in need of services or delinquent.

To accommodate a large number of potential speakers, testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker and will be given in the order of signature on Sign-In Sheet available the day of the Hearing. Submission of written comments/testimony is encouraged at the time of the Hearing.

Below are the dates, times and locations for each of the Department of Child Services Regions covering the entire State of Indiana.

Region 1
Date: October 26, 2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Ivy Tech, 1440 East 35th Ave., Gary, IN  46409

Region 2
Date: October 20, 2015
Time: 9:30-3:30
Location: Laporte County DCS Office 1621 South Woodlawn  Michigan City, IN 46360

Region 3
Date: October 19,2015
Time: 9:30
Location: St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center 1000 South Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46601

Region 4
Date: October 8,2015
Time: 1:30
Location: Allen County DCS Office  201 East Rudisill Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Region 5
Date: October 30,2015
Time: 8:00-10:00am
Location: Tippecanoe County Building 20 N. 3rd Street, Lafayette, IN

Region 6
Date:  October 22, 2015
Time:  1:00PM
Location:  Wabash County DCS Office 89 West Canal Street, Wabash, IN 46992

Region 7
Date: October 19,2015
Time: 1:00-3:00
Location: Delaware County DCS Office 3600 West Kilgore Ave. Muncie, IN 47304

Region 8
Date: October 26, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Vigo County DCS Training Room 30 N. 8th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807

Region 9
Date: October 23,2015
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm
Location: Avon Town Hall 6570 E. US Highway 36 Avon, IN 46123

Region 10
Date: November 20,2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Marion County DCS Office 4150 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46205

Region 11
Date: October 30,2015
Time: 2:00
Location: Hamilton County DCS Office 938 N. 10th St. Noblesville, IN 46060

Region 12
Date:  October 19, 2015
Time:  3:30 PM
Location:  Fayette County DCS Office 1503 Eastern Ave, Connersville, IN  47331

Region 13
Date: October 19, 2015
Time:  10:00 AM
Location:  Monroe County DCS Training Room 1717 W. 3rd. Street, Bloomington, IN 47404

Region 14
Date: October 21, 2015
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Bartholomew County DCS Office 3528 West Two Miles House Road, Columbus, IN 47201

Region 15
Date:  October 6, 2015
Time:  9:00 AM
Location: Ripley County DCS Office  531 W US 50, Versailles, IN 47042

Region 16
Date: October 22, 2015
Time: 1:00 Eastern 12:00 Central
Location: Vincennes University Fort Branch Campus 8100 US 41 Highway, Fort Branch, IN 47678

Region 17
Date:  October 2, 2015
Time:  9:30AM
Location:  Dubois County DCS Office 1045 Wernsing Rd, Jasper, IN 47546

Region 18
Date:  October 16, 2015
Time:  11:00 AM
Location:  Clark County DCS Office, 1421 E 10th St, Jeffersonville, IN  47130