Children & Family Services

Health & Human Services Department

108 E North Street

Friendship, WI 53934

Phone (608)339-4505

Children & Family Services Manager, Erin Schiferl

To report Child Abuse/Neglect Call 608-339-4505

Children & Family Services is responsible to receive and respond to reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect of children. The primary function of the division is to assess and determine safety for children. Programming works to strengthen families and focus on permanence of children. Youth Justice and Juvenile Court Intake include receiving and processing law enforcement referrals and non-law enforcement referrals from schools regarding delinquent behavior or juveniles in need of protection or services. Staff are responsible to provide 24/7 response to child abuse/neglect or youth justice issues. Children & Family Services also administers the Kinship Care program for relatives caregivers of minors when parents are not able.