Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Programs

Rule Rule 413-015-0405
CPS Assessment Response Timelines


The timeline for the response refers to the amount of time from the receipt of a report at screening to the time when the CPS worker is required to make an initial contact.


Every CPS assessment must be assigned one of the following response timelines by a screener pursuant to OAR 413-015-0210 (Documentation Requirements) and the CPS worker must make an initial contact within the assigned response timeline:


Within 24 hours.


Within 72 hours.
(c) Within 10 business days.

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