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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES MOVES CENTRAL OPERATIONS TODAY

 MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
 MOVES CENTRAL OPERATIONS TODAY
 DETROIT, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Central operations of Wayne County Child and Family Services, a division of the Michigan Department of Social Services, moved today.
 The new Detroit address is 2929 Russell St., immediately west of Eastern Market and between Mack and Gratiot.
 The facility will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing services to Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park and the five Grosse Pointes.
 Services housed at this location include:
 -- Central administration for all Wayne County Child and Family Services.
 -- Intake and screening.
 -- Children's Protective Services hotline and referral unit.
 -- Medically fragile unit.
 -- Court services coordinator.
 -- Independent living supportive services unit.
 -- Adoptions and foster home recruitment and training.
 -- Adoptions.
 -- Youth and Family Intensive Services Center (formerly Northeast and Dexter-Elmhurst Attention centers).
 The new 24-hour hotline for Children's Protective Services referrals is 313-396-0300. The general information telephone number is 313-396-0200.
 Detroit Department of Transportation buslines serving the facility include the Chene, Gratiot, Russell and Vernor.
 Free parking for those conducting Child and Family Services business is available in the three-level parking structure in front of the building. A parking ticket must be obtained from the attendant and validated by facilities manager Jackie Pittman.
 Remaining at the 801 West Baltimore address, which formerly housed all Child and Family Services and remained open around the clock seven days a week, are the North Central and South Central districts.
 Business hours for the two districts are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday only. The telephone number is 313-876-6000.
 Decentralization of Wayne County Child and Family Services began last April with the opening of a new center at 25350 Ecorse Road, Taylor.
 The Taylor center provides a full range of child welfare services for all western Wayne County communities and selected city of Detroit zip codes.
 The center's information number is 313-295-8000.
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 /CONTACT: Margaret F. Anzinger of Michigan Department of Social Services, 313-256-1560/ CO: Michigan Department of Social Services; Child and Family Services ST: Michigan IN: SU:


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