CPS reform

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DCFS RUINED MY LIFE
MY DAUGHTER AND I LOST YEARS TOGETHER BECAUSE OF LIES AND INCORRECT PAPERWORK
I AM BROKE FOR FIVE YEARS SINCE THE DAY THEY KNOCKED
IT RUINED MY TEN YEAR REAL ESTATE BUSINESS MY BEAUTY AND HEALTH AND HAPPINESS
WE LOST OUR DREAM HOUSE
IT RUINED MY MOMS LIFE
AND ITS STILL AWFUL!
WHY WOULD THEY BELIEVE OR TALK TO MY DRUNK MEAN SISTER?
I AM SOBER MORE THAN HALF MY LIFE AND THE NICEST MOM!
I SAY SHUT THEM DOWN
CPS must be reformed. Taking children of rare diseases and making accusations of too many doctor visits is inappropriate. My grandchildren will never be the same after what CPS did.
I've been dealing with them for almost 6 months and they are the ones that have harmed my children.
MY NAME IS IRENE AND IM DONE EVERYTHING CPS HAS TOLD ME TO DO THEY TOOK MY DAUGHTER WHEN I WAS IN REHAB FROM A CPS CASE THAT THEY TOLD ME TO GO TO AND THEY CLOSED THE CASE AND THIS IS A NEW CASE STARTED BACK IN NOV 2012 ME AND MY BOYFRIEND WENT TO JAIL AND I GOT OUT I STILL HAD MY DAUGHTER THEY ONE DAY CPS JUST CAME AND TOOK HER NO ONE WILL TELL ME WHY THEY JUST TELL ME TO GO TO REHAB I DID BUT I WAS IN REHAB CLEAN AND SOBER I DONT UNDERSTAND WHAT TO DO PLEASE SOME HELP ME
MY NAME IS IRENE AND IM DONE EVERYTHING CPS HAS TOLD ME TO DO THEY TOOK MY DAUGHTER WHEN I WAS IN REHAB FROM A CPS CASE THAT THEY TOLD ME TO GO TO AND THEY CLOSED THE CASE AND THIS IS A NEW CASE STARTED BACK IN NOV 2012 ME AND MY BOYFRIEND WENT TO JAIL AND I GOT OUT I STILL HAD MY DAUGHTER THEY ONE DAY CPS JUST CAME AND TOOK HER NO ONE WILL TELL ME WHY THEY JUST TELL ME TO GO TO REHAB I DID BUT I WAS IN REHAB CLEAN AND SOBER I DONT UNDERSTAND WHAT TO DO PLEASE SOME HELP ME
Child trafficking-LIBEL-Identity theift--cruel and unusual punishment to families--forced adoption--FORCING CHILDREN ONTO PSYCOTROPIC DRUGS---this is criminal behavior
My sister, who is being harassed by CPS caseworkers and who has no resources to fight back needs action by our lawmakers to restore justice in a corrupt system. She has essentially had her boy taken from her for no other reason than she tried to prevent him from hanging out with peers who were leading him into drug use. He rebelled (as teenagers do) by choking his mother who had to hit him back to keep from going unconscience. Police promptly arrested her and her life has been a living hell ever since. She is a good and loving person who always, though poor, did her absolute best to keep him fed, housed, and happy. Unfortunately, the one thing that the CPS workers lack is compassion and understanding. That is the very thing that they need the most. It has taken a toll on the extended family, too. Reform must be made and quickly. Thank you.
Having listened to my sister's accounting of the appalling CPS worker's behavior, I am 100% in favor of reforming CPS as a national priority. Simply said, there is rampant corruption of an agency acting like the abuser of of children, parents and their extended families. Stop them now!
Please help my mom keep her grandchildren. The cps worker are taking them from her. She is fully capable of taking care of them. The cps workers are so heartless and crooked. My mother just wants to make sure there loved and taken care of. The cps act like they don't care about the children at all. Please help her
I'm an Intensive Case Manager for adults with mental illness. My clients child was sexually abused in foster care. The foster parents were cleared. Forensic evidence exam =positive. CPS tried to cover it up by giving my client an attorney that works for CPS. God help us.
Millington family needs somebody to help us.Cumberland county Children services took my children from me in Fayetteville north Catalina they kept saying different reasons why they took my children from me now they tell me I can't have my children because my car broke down and I asked a cop to help us the judge made a ruling to take my rights from me after children services workers told in court how they didn't have their jobs at children services anymore from tampering with stuff about my court case .the judge ordered stuff to be destroyed so nobody can see what was going on I have pepper work and videos and tape recorder to show something is right about my court case. If you can please help up call (910)609-8534
CPS illegally took 2 of my grandchildren. The attorney we hired took our money and did nothing, didnt even show up for court. Reform is needed, especially to protect our low income population, CPS targets them takes our children, and basically sells them to foster families. The sad part is people are aware of what is going on, and nothing is done about this corruption in our government to step up and investigate these cases, and put our children back with their families. It is time our rights as low income citizens be upheld, and not ignored.
This is absolutely necessary reform. Please act!
These monsters must be stopped!!! I am going into family law in Utah and also trying to start an organization and shelter for moms to get help to keep their families together.. I don't want to see anyone have to suffer the pain of losing their babies like I did and do every single day of my life.. not to mention what they have done to my children right now and in the future!! I hate dcfs/cps with every ounce of my being!! to all those who have lost their lifes.. I will make a change and we will all be heard!!
OCS violated my rights with no regards of finding out the truth
something need to be done now not later now. how many more kids are going to be taken away?? does any congress man or woman care or do there care more about money ? north Carolina need reforn now , congress has no idea what is really going on
Serious reform must happen right away!! These workers are taking children, charging loving parents with serious allegations and ordering supervised visits that do not happen. Please join this fight to take this corrupt power and control out if the hands if these workers.
In 1998 My three boys were taken from me.Now a product of CPS is a Father him self but is so unhealthy mentally from the protection of these people that he is unable to sit up and fight for his own son. I have no rights of being a grandparent.CPS IS MESSED UP!
After working with our local CPS as a community partner in services for children's mental health, I was shocked at the treatment the families withstood, from promises that were continuously broken to being "liked" in order to move through to reunification swiftly. Nobody was on the same page, the local judge was constantly scolding CPS Workers for their recommendations. I was sitting with a grandmother who was kinship care for her grand daughter and her CPS Worker called and I heard her yelling at grandmother to tears. Next meeting, we were asked by CPS to be extra supportive of natural supports like grandparents. WTF! 4 long years with parents reeling back into crisis over CPS actions. Disgusting.
BELLINGHAM CPS IS COMMITTTINGFRAUD AND STRAPPING SEVEN YR OLD LIL GIRLS TO.GURNIES
In the last four years CPS has been apart of my families lives due to a woman who has abused making false allegations and telling lies about our family. If CPS would have taken the time to look into the sheep's wool they would have seen the wolf! CPS has been taken complaints from a woman who has been found to be an unfit mother by the courts......
The system is broken, when will they really address the issue so we don't have to read about these tragedies in the daily news!
My children have currently been taken away by dfps cause of a minor burn I admitted to accidently doing my children have never been abused or neglected by me or their father when the pediatrician told me he had to report my daughters injury to cps I honestly was not even worried I figured cps would come see we are a loving family and it was a accident my case worker kept making it seem as if it wasnt a big deal then outta nowhere he tells me my children need to be placed in foster care I lost my mind idk how this was even a option my children have never had a history of any dr visits that were for anything other than boils, constapation or their wellness shot check ups my kids are currently staying with my sister in law were allowed to see them from 8 am till 10 pm only and it has to be supervised I am heartbroken beyond believe tears roll down my cheeks as I write this I dont know what to do moving foward I feel that I need a lawyer if anyone has advice on how this works I would greatly appreciate it I just need my babies back home :'(
The children are always the ones that suffer...
Adult Protective Services is just as bad or worse. Once the abuser files for guardianship, APS leaves it up to a civil court to handle. The judge is never allowed to hear all the evidence. All APS had to do was interview a couple of doctors to know what was happening and bar the abuser from contact. APS did not consider it abuse when a daughter blocked doctor visits, blocked prescription medications and refused dental treatments until root canals were required on her elderly dad with Alzheimer's. She would inherit a lot of money when he died.
The most innocent of victims, our children, need our protection and deserve it. To not have the above is a complete injustice against us all and once again a failure of our government. Please support this correction and help us point this agency in a new direction.
This appears to be another government agency gone bad.
We need more diligence in child abuse cases to ensure the safety of all children. I realize that there are way to many cases and it is overwhelming but this does not excuse us from our obligations to ensure that each case is handled with total dedication, honesty and a complete passion to find the truth and protect our children.
I 100% agree with this petition because 6 yrs of sobriety didn't stop cps from coming in at the hospital preventing me from breastfeeding, telling me and my husband we had to go take a full panel drug screen before we left with our new precious bundle of joy and we both passed. If that wasn't good enough and should've ended there they opened a case come to.find out because I asked the nurses after my c section to not prescribe or give me percocet (which used to be my drug of choice-doing the RIGHT THING) and even after explaining our journey they opened the case!! YES, after SIX years of sobriety!
We dealt with this for 6.5mths (had to take drug counciling, sign partial custody of our daughter to my mother in law n coupdnt take our newborn to visit family and friends, or take her by ourselves to the doctors visits alone as her parents, & my child still wasn't allowed to be breast fed !! She missed out on that bonding, those nutriants, those essitial vitamins and dha that formula just cannot provide and if that wasnt bad enough, they also made us do couples counciling, go to n.a. meetings, and do full panel screens for nearly 7 mths. Guess what?! We passed them ALL! So she finally closed our case and decided since she was going to be a new mom, it was also time for her to finish up her cases and move on to a new job because they're so ridiculous in Lexington and Mt sterling KY. My husband was out of town working when she came over to do the paperwork so she signed his name....a month later these a holes tried to reopen the case because SHE felt we should have our case closed and forged his name!! I told them I will do 1 more test and no more because $44 each week just isn't pheasable so that's what hubby and I did. Of course we passed and next week they wanted to have us come in and talk with them about reopening the case even with us cooperating the whole time so finally enough was enough & we had to tell them to just contact out attrny. Needless to say the next Monday we got a call that our case had been closed.
Now 2.5yrs later (last mth) my son whom I lost temp custody to cps when he was little for doing wrong and being a self admitted terrible parent, was placed with his paternal grandmother because his dad was a real p.o.s too. Fast fwd to age 9 his grandmother had a stroke, his dad and I file for him seperatly (keep in mind dad just got out of prison and my son doesn't even know him like he should), I had done everything I was ordered to do, tool parenting classes, and had my son every weekend for the last 4yrs and they give someone whom didn't finish any of the requirements custody. Guess who his dads gfs fathers best friend and golfing buddy is? Yep! Our family court judge! Guess who went to rehab just 2 wks ago? My sons dad for 13mths and I'll be damned if they didn't give custody of MY SON to his GIRLFRIEND OF 1yr!! I am so ****ed off. I just don't know what to do anymore. Can't win for loosing!
This is happening to my friend and the police reports showing sexual abuse by the father was not presented to the grand jury by CPS. THE CHILDREN ARE STILL BEING ABUSED BY THEIR DAD!!!!!
A friend of mine has had her 2 kids ripped from her and placed into hands of father that preys upon them. All with no investigation from CPS. Cases are closed before being researched. This should be criminal, not civil implications.
There is such corruption in this whole system. Those with enough money somehow get by with continual abuse and the children suffer irreparable harm. This must be fixed.
I fill sorry for the people. In the USA that. Have to dill with cps that lose there kids on there ex word and not on the fact and i think cps should. Have to answer. For ther action
Children are crying and children are dying because of the poor decisions made by CPS in Bexar County, TX. Just check the records! SERIOUS reform needed NOW!!
Definitely needs reform!

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