Policies and Procedures Tools

State Policies

This page contains specific California state policies that pertain to Family Finding and Engagement. The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) provides information to child welfare and probation staff that will be providing services to the children and families in the child protection and probation systems.

All County Information Notice I-35-11
This All County Information Notice (ACIN) was issued to provide counties with information and resources about family finding and engagement activities to assist in their diligent efforts to identify, locate, and engage appropriate relatives to improve processes for foster children to live with, or stay connected to, their extended families.