DCFS Cases

We assist parents, caregivers, and professionals who work with children with legal services related to:

  • Ongoing DCFS investigations for child abuse or neglect, including safety plans and intact services
  • Administrative expungement appeals of DCFS indicated findings
  • Civil rights cases on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about child neglect and abuse accusations, and the DCFS process.

How to get help

Please call our team at (312) 971-5932 or fill out our intake form (Spanish version available here) and email it to intake@ascendjustice.org.

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if you are in immediate danger


24/7 Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline


(877) 863-6338

Orders of Protection

Ascend Justice Remote OP Hotline:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm