|(a) CPS provides family-based safety services when:
(1) a child in the family is at risk of abuse or neglect;
(2) the child cannot remain safely in the home without
a Safety Plan, or the family cannot reduce the risk of abuse or neglect
and/or ensure immediate child safety without CPS assistance; and
(3) CPS can provide or arrange for services to:
(A) keep the child safe in the home;
(B) reduce the risk of abuse or neglect; and
(C) enable the family to function effectively without
CPS assistance in the future.
(b) CPS also provides family-based safety services
when a family whose children are not in the conservatorship of the
Department needs ongoing CPS assistance and a judge orders a family
to participate in the services.
(c) Services may be provided directly or through contracts
and may include referrals to community resources.