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300 Dependency Minors

Dependency Minors are minors who have been abused, neglected, and/or abandoned pursuant to Section 300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Minor and family involved with Children and Family Services for the following reasons

  • The Dependency process begins:
    • when someone reports suspected child abuse or neglect
    • when a minor is left without support as a result of parents incarceration or  institutionalization
    • parent unwilling to provide care.

300 Dependency Process


  • An Investigation is completed by the Family and Children Services Department.
  • A referral could be made to the Dependency Court and your child may need to appear in Dependency Court.

Crisis Resolution Center

  • Provides services to pre-delinquent youth and their families through a collaborative and integrated multi-disciplinary approach.
  • The intent is to provide services to minors who are runaways, truants, beyond parents control and minors who are at risk for committing law violations.
  • The Crisis Resolution Center provides short term shelter care, crisis intervention counseling, and follow up outreach services.

Crisis Resolution Center Services

  • Family reunification
  • Functional Family Therapy
  • Runaway shelter
  • Community service referrals
  • Diversion/prevention services

Dual Jurisdiction

  • A youth is a dependent under 300 W&I (a minor involved with Children and Family Services) and a Ward of the Court under 602 W&I (a minor who has committed a crime).
  • The goal of dual jurisdiction is to provide services that are in the best interest of the youth and to ensure the protection and safety of the youth/community.
  • Family and Children Services or Probation will take the lead on the minor’s case.
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