Child And Family Services
Looking out the window, and cautiously waiting for the moment when his father gets home, the fear begins to set in. Many reoccurring questions start to develop in his head:
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A Billings man who admitted to sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl was sentenced to prison Thursday in Yellowstone County District Court.
Billings and Yellowstone county authorities report a surge in methamphetamine use locally in the past year. Meth is turning up in more police stops, resulting in more criminal charges and putting more children into emergency foster care.
Preventing child abuse takes a whole community and all our efforts. Children’s success depends on healthy development and growth supported by healthy, nurturing families.
A 44-year-old Billings man admitted Friday to sexually assaulting a young girl.
The Yellowstone Valley Children’s Advocacy Center will be having a grand opening at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at 3021 Third Ave. N.
The Department of Public Health and Human Services has seen recent significant growth in the number of reports of child maltreatment received by the Centralized Intake Child Abuse Hotline. The number of children placed in foster care has also increased to over 2,000. Every day, DPHHS staff w…
When the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip in March that a 43-year-old man had molested a young girl, it was the first local law enforcement had heard of a crime that was already more than a year old.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The closing of Attention Home in Cheyenne left a gap in youth crisis shelter services in the capital city that community leaders are trying to fill.
In a season filled with giving, Empty Stockings allows readers to connect with struggling families in and around Billings.
Families with mentally ill children face many extra hurdles. Costs and access to care are just part of the challenges. Despite significant scientific progress in understanding and treating mental illnesses over the past 20 years, many people still blame parents for children’s illnesses. Stig…
The Child and Family Services Division of the Department of Public Health and Human Services has many partnerships with communities throughout Montana that help raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and encourage communities to support children and families.