Camden DYFS Defense Lawyers
Child Abuse and Neglect Allegation Attorneys in Camden, New Jersey
If you are being investigated by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (“DCP&P”), formerly known as the Division of Youth and Family Services (“DYFS”) in Camden County, if you have been substantiated for abuse or neglect and you want to appeal the investigative finding or if DCP&P took custody of your children and filed a complaint against you in Camden County Family Court, the experienced DYFS defense attorneys at our law firm in Camden County are ready to help. There are four DCP&P local offices in Camden County: the Central, North, East and South local offices. No matter which Division local office is involved with your family in Camden County, it is important to have an experienced DYFS attorney represent you at every stage of DCP&P involvement including investigations, litigation, and appeals to ensure that your rights are being protected and that the Division is not intruding too far into your family’s life.
If you live in Camden County and DCP&P is involved with your family, the Camden County DCP&P defense attorneys at our office are ready to fight to get the Division out of your family’s life as quickly as possible. Contact our Camden County DYFS lawyers now for immediate assistance at (908)-356-6900. We represent clients in Cherry Hill, Berlin, Gloucester, Winslow, and Voorhees and the initial consultation is always provided free of charge.
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CAMDEN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
DCP&P cases in Camden County will be heard at the Camden County Superior Court which is located at 101 South 5th Street, Camden NJ, 08103, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and can be contacted at 856-379-2200. Click here for more information regarding the Camden County Superior Court. For directions to the Camden County Superior Court, click here.
CAMDEN COUNTY FAMILY DIVISION – CHILDREN IN COURT UNIT
Child abuse, neglect, guardianship and child welfare matters in Camden County Superior Court will be handled by a Judge who sits in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of the Camden County Superior Court. The Presiding Judge of the Camden County Family Part is the Honorable Charles W. Dortch, Jr., P.J.Fp., whose chambers can be contacted at 856-379-2367. The Camden County Family Part also has a Children in Court Unit with court staff dedicated to DCP&P cases that can be contacted at 856-379-2200. Click here for more information on the Camden County Family Court Domestic Violence Unit.
DCP&P LOCAL OFFICES IN CAMDEN COUNTY
There are four DCP&P local offices in Camden County: the Camden Central Local Office, 101 Haddon Avenue, 4th & 5th Floors, Camden, NJ 08101, phone: 856-338-5545; the Camden East Local Office, 4 Echelon Plaza, 2nd Floor, Voorhees, NJ 08043, phone: 856-772-0152; the Camden North Local Office, 101 Haddon Avenue, 3rd Floor, Camden, NJ 08101, phone: 856-338-5530; and the Camden South Local Office, 201 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043, phone: 856-770-1073. Click here for more information on the Camden County DCP&P local offices.
FAMILY RESOURCES IN CAMDEN COUNTY
Getting help now may be the key to getting DCP&P out of your family’s life as soon as possible. Whether the Division is involved with your family because of allegations of substance abuse, inadequate supervision, or physical discipline, there are many resources and family support services including counseling, therapy, and parenting education available to parents in Camden County through the Camden Center for Family Services, 584 Benson Street, Camden, NJ 08103, 856-964-1990; and through four family success centers in Camden County: the Camden Family Success Center, 2850 Federal Street, Camden City, NJ 08105 phone: 856-963-0270; the Promise Neighborhood Family Success Center, 580 Benson Street, Camden City, NJ 08103, phone: 856-964-8096; Building Bridges Family Success Center, 180 White Horse Pike, Clementon, NJ 08105, phone: 856-309-1019; and the Winslow Township Family Success Center, 416 Sicklerville Road, Unit A-2 Sicklerville, NJ 08081, phone: 856-513-8829. In addition to the family success centers in Camden County, the New Jersey Parent Link has valuable information for parents regarding health and wellness, developmental and behavioral health, parenting education and family support services.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT IN CAMDEN COUNTY
For parents in Camden County that need alcohol or drug treatment services, programs are available through the Camden County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, 1 Alpha Ave, Suite 22, Voorhees, NJ 08043, phone: 856-427-6553 web. In addition to the substance abuse services in Camden County, the New Jersey Prevention Network focuses on providing substance abuse and addiction services throughout the State of New Jersey. If you need immediate help for a substance abuse issue, you can dial the confidential Addictions Hotline 24/7 at 1-844-276-2777 which provides information and referrals to substance abuse treatment agencies statewide.