CALL FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO DCFS IN WASHINGTON STATE

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We are trying to get our baby back from cps
I I would like to join in the battle
I am fighting to get my daughter back from the state. I am happy to stand behind you in this battle.
Destroying families and hurting children while they say they are trying to help. Families, friends and children are all affected by these CPS workers that aren't willing to take the actual time to get to know them but instead jumping to conclusions. The gravity of long-term effects on these families that are unnecessarily going through the system is substantial and harmful to everyone involved. The system needs a change now!
I am a mandated reporter in WA state due to my job. I have reported multiple times to CPS on behalf of my boyfriend's 2 children & their baby sister. The mother is at this time unfit. CPS however refuses to remove the children or do anything about the situation. My boyfriend had a team meeting at the Tacoma, WA office today with the mother and the caseworker. The caseworker tried to tell him he was the one who was losing visitation (illegal for her to do mind you) and she told him that even though I am a mandated reporter it is hurting his side of the case and that it is just a bunch of petty complaints that are piling up on her desk. I'm over here like what the hell...I'm mandated for one so yes I will report what I legally have to but how can anyone say that an adult (mother in this case) neglecting to get her children proper medical care, proper school enrollment, driving around high with the children in the car and refusing to make them wear their seat belts among many more things of this nature is not cause to remove the children. And topping it off she also said the reports for one child's school counselor is petty as mine and she won't do anything. We did not even know until last week that the school counselor had been not only calling CPS but the local law enforcement as well. Something needs done about these caseworkers. They are failing our children and their families.
My story is another like the other parents and grandparents. My granddaughter was taken from her mother in Bellingham wa. as she went to prisonfor eight years.my son went to court and the judge released her to her dad he then brought her back to walla walla.Soon after the cps was at his door saying they were supervising her. But he could put her with a family member and she went to live with her aunt and uncle, what was suppose to be six weeks untill they get paperwork done . It was all arranged. my son thought that he was going to get to bring her home monday. He gets to their office and they tell him that they never said that because the worker was on vacation.They then said they were going to place her in a foster home.This has been going on for two years she is now five she will never have a normal childhood courtesy of cps. And the irony is he hasn't done anything to loose her. They have lied and made this a game and the only thing they are worried about is the mother getting to spend time with her while she is in prison.I am going to take a recorder in the meeting with us on monday I',m giving it to the news and let other people know what they are putting family's through for litteraly nothing.and its time someone exposes them for they baby snatchers they are.
My children were removed and 2 lived on the streets. One was adopted out to strangers! She came home as soon as she turned 18! They have nothing to do with her since they had to pay SS Back for the checks they forged and no longer get money. I took her to pick up her 12 years of memories and clothes! It all fit in a duffle bag! Adopted children should not have a check tied to them. Far too many sickos out there!
My children were removed and 2 lived on the streets. One was adopted out to strangers! She came home as soon as she turned 18! They have nothing to do with her since they had to pay SS Back for the checks they forged and no longer get money. I took her to pick up her 12 years of memories and clothes! It all fit in a duffle bag! Adopted children should not have a check tied to them. Far too many sickos out there!
Cps took my kids for over 2 yrs I had to fight for them back they were mentally physically emotionally and sexually abused while in foster care I have had to help my children with emotional and mental issues and they are still harassing my family and wont stop harassing my family. This needs to stop they took my kids over a custody battle and told many many lies to keep my kids from me.
I am mother who worked, went to school, had a home, a car... NEVER DID DRUGS and NEVER ABUSED MY KIDS! They took my children from me because they said I was too young and had too many. They put my children in foster homes where they were physically, mentally, and sexually abused. My rights were terminated because they said I was too emotional over them taking my children from me. I had another child a couple years later in a different county. The second time around they said "You are an amazing mom and that is unfortunate that your other children were taken because you are a good mom, they should of never been taken, however it is too late to reverse anything." MY CHILDREN STILL WANT TO COME HOME!! I am a full-time Psychology student who is working towards opening up my own practice in the future. I have an amazing son living at home with me, but we need the rest of OUR family. They also adopted out my three babies to a family who moved out of the country immediately after the adoption was final and changed their names! PLEASE HELP US!!
They are doing the same thing to my family now with my nephew!
My child still in foster care and I'm almost than to my counseling and parenting class and it seems there not letting him go. Even my son told the counsel and the dcfs worker that he wants to go home.But his still at the foster care.
My child still in foster care and I'm almost than to my counseling and parenting class and it seems there not letting him go. Even my son told the counsel and the dcfs worker that he wants to go home.But his still at the foster care.
CPS workers with very little information can destroy a family in a matter of 24hrs. Please stop what they are doing
HERE IN BELLINGHAM WA WHERE MY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER FORGED MY NAME AS WELL AS MY TWO BABIES FATHERS NAME ON CPS PAPERWORK THAT I WAS SUPPOSE TO SIGN INSTEAD STUART RICH TOOK IT UPON HIM SELF TO FORGE MY NAME AS WELL AS THEIRS
Down right laws broken by police, rules and rights and rights never followed, judge paid no attention to "i do not understand i am so confused, im just wanting my son back the quickest" remark to do i wish to contest or uncontested shelter hearing. He should have stopped any further court action and that day and scheduled a contested emergency sheltet hearing instead of a total shocking 5 minute stamp paperwork and know its a 6 months minimum til son could be home.
I have a great deal of concrete proof of CPS lying, manipulating documents, and neglecting as well as many other things. I just need to know who to take it to.
It feels as if NO ONE CARES. I don't understand why the senetor's reply to my petition letter asking for aknowlegement with "our" rising majority of ill-affected families, Blackhole bugeting by the government agencies falsifying numbers for bigger and better grant money given each year. This Senetor sent me a thank you note for my interest in making affordible patient services more insurable.(or some WAY out of VERY farthest away left field) for some unheard of stomach disorder. I have LOST SENSES so many time I'm starting to believe that the truths will never appear. My faith and sole are broken. I miss my children so much.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FYI; Seattle region 2 has a serious pattern of conduct that is showing signs of conspirecy.
4 years I fought and pleaded with courts to get baker act or mental health treatment for my husbands undiagnosed condition. In april, he was having yet another psychosis episode, I like always called to police to iintervene in order to protect me n kids, he was jailed, i filed no contact order and six hours later CPS shows up removing my handicapped son and 17 yr old daughter because of imminent risk of danger although the danger was in jail! they then filed dependency case on my alleging im the perpetrator of abuse to kids for staying in a marriage where I was mentally and verbally abused. I immediately separated from my husband, he got out of jail and baker acted himself and diagnosed with schizophrenia and rented his own home. even after this, the state still refused to return my kids, ignored family pleading to get kids. my son was deprived his only means of mobility for 6 months bc his wheelchair didnt fit in the caregivers home. i completed case plan voluntarily in 2 months and everytime an opportunity for court came it was continued or my court attorney would withdraw from concil delaying reunification. I refused to consent demanding trial which should have by law been in 30 days from arraignment, it was 7 months! once trial came i was coerced to sign the consent even thouh case plan was done, i was bribed if i didnt sign I wouldnt get kids bback that day n possibly tpr. the best interest of the child was NEVER the goal. the state claimed my 17 yr old needed counseling but waited 7 nonthhs to even make a referral, 7 months after she was torn from her mom and deprived her chance to be a teen and forced from her home of 10 yrs! WHOS REALLY GUILTY OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT???
No protection for my granddaughter I was awardedtemporary custody she has been in my home for two years parents did nothing to get her back I was to be given legal guardianship mom gets out of jail regnant with another not ours goes to a rehAb to have it two months now they want to put my grand daughter back with her no one cares about the health and safety emotional health of the child courts next week any help will be greatly apreciatedwhat a broken system we have 509-765-4315
I was not notified in writing regarding the investigation and the outcomes. I was not informed of scheduled meetings by social workers but my ex husband and guardian ad litem were. My parental rights were denied without my knowledge.
My 2 children madillyn and nickolus ward were ripped from my arms 3 years ago and because they took them I lost my place cause I was on state welfare at the time . now they want to take my rights away ! I can't afford a lawyer and if I could my babies would be with me I have a foot or two high of just proof of their lies to take my children and them changing reason from court date to court date having falsified information. My family has been put through hell and ripped to shred by Washington state CPS ! I may not have a bunch of money but I am an excellent mother and I can take care of and love my children like no one else could ever.... They are my everything and its sad to know that to be the mother I know I am and to have the right to raise my two kids I conceived I have to be rich!! Trying to deal with this has been a horrible nightmare . how is this ok? How is this justice? How is it that my children are getting more and more issues and emotional problems then they would have ever had before!!! They are hurting my children and there seems to be no end... And no way to save my heart and soul my babies... Contemplating... As my heart becomes colder without them everyday... Why is there no justice they are hurting my children!!! Please trying to get this investigation. Into dcsf seems as though its my only slight chance ... There has for to be someone who can shed some light on how to fight this!!! Help!! My children are wanting to come home and I need my babies back... I'm out of options I know I don't mean much to everyone who may be reading this... God knows I have tryed ... Please... I just want to raise my kids.... There has to be someone left with some way... This isn't suppose to happen... They are horrible people... To break up a family who has done nothing wrong!... I cry every night and pray to god my babies are ok...
All I do is investigate and support families .
I am also a victim/ survivor from the abuse and hate from the people of Washington state, But as I learned to not of been the only one , And I wish to stand against the fight for our rights,
Last month, my daughter, who has several mental deficiencies, claimed child abuse. One of her disorders is what is known as reactive attachment disorder. This is just an awful mental disorder that can break an adoptive mother clear down to her soul. http://www.childrenintherapy.org/attachmentdisorder.html
Two of things she has mastered in her 14 years is manipulation and triangulation. She uses it well and has convinced several others that she has been abused and how to the point that she has even convinced some that they have seen it! She asked a neighbor, who was watching her because she was suspended from school and her father and I had to work, that she needed to be taken to the DCFS office. They then wait for 24 hours and show up at my sisters house to question her more "extensively" and take "pictures of her injuries". Mind you that she had been out of my care for the most part of 3 days and the "injuries were redness on her cheeks from slapping and a red scratch that they are claiming is a scratch from my nails". Both of which have been proven by her medical history of allergies to basically all plant life and she had been outside the day prior to the photos, pulling weeds. On that evening, our home was invaded by DCFS and the police. They said that if our children weren't taken from our home by family, they would take them and I would be arrested. I called my sister and she came to get the kids. I was not told that I couldn't be around them, just not that night. After my kids left with my sister, the officer and the DCFS worker left my front room with me in tears, my husband walked out front with them. The officer said to my husband that she had "enough evidence" to arrest me at that time. However, they didn't, until 2 days later and the officer came over after we had come home from church and she cuffed me in front of my younger children! All the while the DCFS worker was telling me how misunderstood my R.A.D. daughter is and I needed some help. The witnesses that DCFS has haven't been in my home in 2+ years, people that I had found were verbally and physically abusive to my children and they are claiming I was the abuser as a way to get back at me. DCFS has drug the case out, after a month of my younger two with me, they decided that I was "a danger" to them and removed them from our home. A week later, they gave them back to me, along with having to BCI my family so that they can babysit me so that I don't hit my younger two. That was a month ago! DCFS is telling the judge that I keep saying that I didn't do what I am accused of and "refusing all offers to follow their suggestions to get help." I have been railroaded by DCFS and the police department. The judge takes everything they say as gospel and hasn't even asked for one shred of proof! DCFS in Utah is way above the law at this point. They need to be taken back down a few dozen notches.
every day there are family's all over the united states fighting wrong accusations against them on a daily basis and it is tearing apart our nation, my family, your family, our neighbors family, we are the foundation of this nation and yet people like C.P.S and D.S.H.S and so on are deter mend to walk into the homes of family's with needs, rip away their children, lie about them, discredit them and then tell them they have to jump through poodle hoops to get anywhere, so the people do just to have them turn around and say sorry your still not good enough, and when they run out of answers they drudge up new charges. if we do not act now not only our family's and friends are in danger but our children will be forever scared.

my Husband and I are just one set of parents fighting this right now, I know there are many children out there that are abused, harmed, and treated wrongly, but when you have an all intense purposes great dad and great mom that do all they can to take care of and protect their children run into a disaster and need help but instead of helping them solve a problem they take their kids and refuse to give help, refuse to work out the issues or problems and refuse to even read the facts. we need to fight the system, we need to make them do their part, and I can give a lot of facts to a case right now that is being tossed aside and the facts are being ignored even. so much so that the woman involved in this case even stated...( no I have not read any of the information that has been submitted or provided, I am typing up a recommendation that you will not know anything about till march 5th 2015 and no i haven't read anything yet but ill get around to it. ) another worker stated and I quote...( i am trying to find out more information on an accusation that a foster parent has made against the parents she has never met or seen, and even though i am not supposed to talk to you without your lawyer present I am here to talk to you anyway) and another worker...stated in front of witnesses.and I quote ( I am taking your daughter from you because it is clear from the color of her skin that you are not her biological parent, you are not guilty of anything, you are not in trouble, but since your a step parent clearly you have no rights even if you have raised this child since she was 5 months old for the last 4 years) another social worker allowed a 10 year old little girl who had been abused and traumatized by her birth mother who a restraining order was in effect that the birth mother was to have no contact with said child till the child was 13 years of age or older to have not only a phone call but a Skype video phone call. and stated in their own words....( Idaho state law means nothing to us here, Idaho state law doesn't matter here, we do not care what laws are in effect to protect this child, since we took the child from the parent those laws no longer apply. ) now after reading all of this, and seeing this, I can also tell you that
I have been falsely accused by CPS for a while I have not been able to get a job and that's not right I was never charged for what they accuse me of doing and I'm not going to run away from it and I'm not going to give up can't get a job it's hard to find a decent job with what has been written on my background.I don't know what to do about this false accusation on my background check and I'm looking for an attorney to investigate and take on my case.
My family has also been victimized by the CPS, DCFS, and the AZ Attorney Generals Office, Juvenile Court Judge, and Attorney assigned to Represent. I have also vowed to make this a lifelong goal to make sure accountability and transparency prevail. I do not want innocent children and families emotionally and financially destroyed by the abuse of powers that mine has suffered.
My family has also been victimized by the CPS, DCFS, and the AZ Attorney Generals Office, Juvenile Court Judge, and Attorney assigned to Represent. I have also vowed to make this a lifelong goal to make sure accountability and transparency prevail. I do not want innocent children and families emotionally and financially destroyed by the abuse of powers that mine has suffered.
CPS. C/Y take your pick have made them selves above the law, if any one did the same things that they do we would already be in jail, this is a agency out of control and can not police them selves, they MUST be investigated by an agency that has no ties to CPS, and then you will see the cruption big time, it's all about money
This is happening in the State of Oregon too. DCFS trampled through my life over one decade ago. The law that Clinton passed in 1997 allows state agencies to collect money for each child they adopt out. Corrupt people within DCFS use that law, and their secret court proceedings to remove children from their families, so they can collect government funds for these stolen children. This is a real problem and we are all heartbroken. Please stop this!
I'M REALLY SORRY FOR EVERYONE'S LOSSES. I HAVE BEEN THROUGH THE CPS SYSTEM I LOST ONE CHILD TO THE STATE AND A LOCAL WHOM WANTED MY BABY GIRL AND MIND YOU I DID A VOLUNTARY PLACEMENT WITH THIS UNNAMED FAMILY THAT I HAVE KNOWN FOR YEARS. SHE GOT THE COURTS WHERE SHE WANTED THEN LEFT HER HUSBAND TO BE WITH MY OLDER CHILDREN'S FATHER WHOM NO LONGER ALLOWS ME TO SEE OUR CHILDREN BECAUSE SHE LIVES THERE WITH MY YOUNGEST DAUGHTER AND NOW WAIT THE STATE IS GOING TO ALLOW HER TO ADOPT MY DAUGHTER THAT IS STILL WAITING TO BE IN A STABLE HOME AND ENVIRONMENT BUT I COULDN'T HAVE HER BECAUSE OF MY PAST RELATIONSHIP WITH HER FATHER THAT I HAVEN'T BEEN WITH OVER 2 YRS AND SHE ONLY 2 AND HALF YRS OLD. I WAS THREATENED WITH TERMINATION OF MY PARENTAL RIGHTS SINCE SHE WAS 4MOS OLD I GOT DOGGED AROUND TO THE EXTENT OF "WITNESSES" ON THE STAND EYES CLOSED FACE POINTED TO CEILING AND STATING THEY DON'T REMEMBER AND DO WE WANNA GET INTO THE DAY MY CASEWORKER CALLED ME AFTER BUSINESS HRS AND ABOUT 2HRS BEFORE MY FIRST OVERNIGHT WAS SUPPOSE TO START TO OVERRIDE THE JUDGES RULING OF OVERNIGHTS JUST 2 DAYS PRIOR ? YES, I REPORTED IT TO OLYMPIA ALL THEY HAD TO SAY WAS WHY DIDN'T YOU START YOUR OVERNIGHTS? I TOLD THEM BUT OF COURSE IT WASN'T IN MY FILE AND YES I REPORTED IT TO MY COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY AND SHE STATED THAT'S TOTALLY OK FOR A CASEWORKER TO DO. I SEE IT BEING FOUL ON THE STATE'S PART I LOVE MY CHILDREN MOSTEST AND THAT WILL NEVER CHANGE AND I HAVE CHOSEN TO WRITE THIS AND LET GOD TAKE OVER CUZ WE ALL WHOM HAVE BEEN HURT BY THE LIES THAT HAVE BEEN TOLD TO RIP FAMILIES APART LIKE THIS WILL NOT BE LAUGHING SO MUCH WHEN JUDGMENT DAY COME.)
King County CPS is corrupt and I still suffer from PTSD years after they hurt my family.
Myself and my 2 younger sisters from price utah. Have been and dcfs case and pasts and past family history against each other. Dcfs and the juvinile judge (scott johanso) cut us down. Took all 3 of our kids. Completly distroyed our families and many more. Please help.
Price Utah...they have tore my familys hard work apart myself n my 2 sister lost r kids within one yr that's 7kids when does it stop
We have 2 grandchildren that have been moved 15 times during the oldest 7 years of life. From car, to rat infested campers, Rv ' s. Mom noew admitting to using meth since 10 years old, has a 3 year old as well who tested positive for pot when she was born. Grandparents have NO rights in this state. I could not take our grandchildren to the er to have her tested for drugs after I had done a home kit which was positive for not only pot, but for opiates also. Little did I know then I should have call the police. Further more mom's sucide attempt's and threats gave us concern because she has attempted to cut her wrist while the little one was in the car seat. Yet all parents are actively using meth, herion, receiving state money. Good stamps which are sold for cash for buy drugs. The poor children are forced to have a 2 hr visit a week per parent. The children are.pulled out of school transported almost an hour away, never knowing if parents are going to show. When they do show every time they are high. I personally think absolutely NOT ONE ACCOMMODATION FOR PARENTS VISITS UNTIL AFTER THEY COMPLETE a drug program and PROVE, their success
Then and on then should they get a visit but NOT interrupting t he child's education.
The urine test that is used isn't valid. A hair test should be used you can't trick a hair test
There is a whole lot more to this story. Being told by the depury director of cps to file a nonparental custody costing a few thousand dollars. Only to be denied so the parents can get more free services, including attorney, yet they have had several month to take the first step and haven't done so. And the kids have to be pulled 2 times a week, missed education, after school activities, just bring s normal kid is impossible due to the fact the parents care only that they get their visit (the law says the parents get that visit as well) cause it make the parents feel good. Kids get home feeling exhausted, frustrated, meltdowns. How is it criminals get the re wards yes the kids needing the help and protection fall through some mighty big holes and no wonder foster kids drop.out of school. Walk down the very path that their on parents walked down. Something needs to be done, and done NOW
Grandparents should have somerights, parents should NOT be allowed visits until treatment and consistent follow up hair testing is done. Those visits should NOT happen during school hours. NO child left behind obviously is not considered.
second time i signed this. first time i recieved a response from senator patty murray's office requesting more information and release of information concent, then i recieved an e mail saying go to my state legislature instead. i am about to do that. anyone know anyone else we can contact to look into what is going on in washington state? i continue to fight any way i have to.
What to do if a Doctor reported us to CPS in washington state for neglect he sent us to childrens hospital they said the doctor had no right under mandatory reporting this mater of a slight flat spot in his head is not a neglect and the CPS put it as unfounded. (not neglect) but now me and my wife are on the national reporting list as had CPS filed on us but unfounded. Now my wife cant work no were in here career of in home care certified because you cant work in her field with that reporting the Doctor childrens hospital said this is not a neglect or abuse case by criteria We don't know what we need to have this removed from nation data base so she can work she has to pay off loans for over $100.000 school loans and cant work in the fields with hospitals or in home care CPS said they don't care it can stay there they wont help or deal with this its a legal issue I need to take them to court I cant afford this I am on SSI and my wife cant work right now till this matter is taken care of according to the CPS reporting rules and laws this is not a CPS problem that it was false CPS reporting on the Doctors part, but they don't deal with that legal part either I am stuck with no income from wife but she cant work either with the degree she spent 5 yr. obtaining.
CPS in Pend Oreille County uses a different Judge, one of only three, every time they present a case and "act" like they have no idea why they are there... Attorney General, knows about said lies, has not lost a case in 18 years and is a co-conspirator to the monarchy of child stealing in this state; by playing "dumb"...

A lie is a lie, and the lie should be punished!!! Prison for all involved with CPS even the Judges!!!
awaiting hellfire and brimstone as it ill be a vacation as to the DCFS tourture that my family is and has been going through for over 2 years now. We have been compliance with all orders for the whole time and because of my childrens "behaviors" in foster care we seem to not be able to ever get them back. These people need to be held accountable for their actions or lack of actions at all times.
If you have any children that were taken from you from CPS for no reason or you want to find a missing child, I will help you expose these bad apples. I am a investigator who works with Thomas Burton attorney at Law and other attorneys who call on me. If you are low income do not worry. I work according to your income. I want to expose CPS, corruption. Let me help you get your child back where he or she belongs, to you the pairent. My email is t_leary55@yahoo.com. you can contact me at (435)287-9677. No matter where you live. Ask for Duke.
If you have any children that were taken from you from CPS for no reason or you want to find a missing child, I will help you expose these bad apples. I am a investigator who works with Thomas Burton attorney at Law and other attorneys who call on me. If you are low income do not worry. I work according to your income. I want to expose CPS, corruption. Let me help you get your child back where he or she belongs, to you the pairent. My email is t_leary55@yahoo.com. you can contact me at (435)287-9677. No matter where you live. Ask for Duke.
Our 5 yr old was ripped away from us after her oldest sister was killed in a car accident 12/2000.
The case is still considered "unfounded". Our family could not afford an attorney, we had just buried our 15 yr old daughter! They CPS worker served papers to my husband and I three days after the funeral, we buried Jennifer on a Friday. Monday morning CPS kidnapped and sold our baby Kaitlyn. Why? We found out....because they could. Our little kaity bird is 18 now, engaged to be married to what seems like a good guy, but her father and I wont be at thier wedding, she was told horrible lies, from the age of 5. So many times the lies are now her memories. When she writes these things on facebook about us, I die inside, Nothing she says ever happened, she doesn't even remember me,or her dad, We are still married after 19 years, Against all odds, we still have a daughter,our middle child Heather, at home with us each day and I thank God for that each morning I wake. She moved back with us, she had left the father of her two children after years of his abuse. She needs the strength we can give her as she now fights CPS for her children. After many many hospital records, pictures, witnesses, and considering the 63 times hes been to jail....they gave him custody, hes 36, he]s never had a job, ever one day in his life! He receives ssi because hes certified 51-50 on g.d. paper everyone!! I will fight these people for our children even if its too late for my little girl, its not for Heathers little girl, or your daughter/son. United we stand, divided we fall victim to CPS and the courts who back them.
My daughter has wrongfully been taken cps proves themselves to be lieng in every point to petition to court and they still have lily please help
When I fostered my nephew in Spokane last summer the social worker Jolynn Cicilia was always late to appointments when she cared enough to show up at all in her skin tight jeans, low cut tops, and high healed boots. She came to my house 1 time in 3 months and never even checked the room he slept in. She sat in my livingroom and that was it. When I demanded an investigation she told my sister I needed to keep my nose out of places it didn't belong and an investigation "could make it hard to get her children back". What she b didn't understand is that we didn't just take her word. We are educated and know how think for ourselves!

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