Child In Need of Services (CHINS)
CHINS (Children in Need of Services)
What is CHINS?
- parent/guardian/legal parent/guardian/legal parent/guardian/legal custodian
- Wanders or loiters about the streets, highway, or any public place, between the hours of 12:00 A.M and 5:00 A.M. Disobeys the terms of supervision contained in a court order which has been directed to such child, who has been adjudicated a CHINS
Who can file a CHINS Complaint?
What services are provided?
- Staffing with the Effingham County Juvenile Court CHINS Coordinator
How do I contact the CHINS Office?