State Social Services Department

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state social services department

The public welfare agency responsible for children in foster care and also responsible for finding adoptive parents for waiting children. Each state has a central social service department that oversees various local or county divisions. Generally, the headquarters of the state social services department is in the state capitol.

It should also be noted that the state social service department's recommendations for changes to adoption law are considered very important by legislators. (See also PROTECTIVE SERVICES.)

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