DHS Organization

The state is divided into five regions, supervised by a regional director. At the district level, the chain of command is Child Welfare specialist, Child Welfare supervisor, district director, regional director. An organizational chart and map have been included to help you conceptualize this information. Demographic information is also included regarding county offices.

Child Welfare Org Chart

The worker for the child who visits in your home follows this organizational structure.

Bridge staff (adoption and foster care) is supervised by a deputy director. At the regional level, the chain of command is:

  • Child Welfare specialist
  • Child Welfare supervisor
  • Field manager
  • Field administrator
  • Deputy director

DHS Child Welfare Org Chart

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