Children & Family Services
Health & Human Services Department
108 E North Street
Friendship, WI 53934
Fax (608) 888-8657
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.