Chico Social Services for Families

Find Chico California social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.


A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.

Butte County Child Abuse Prevention Council 13 Victoria Way Chico CA 95926 530-899-3318


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

Butte County Childrens Service 2491 Carmichael Drive Chico CA 95928 530-891-2767

Butte County Childrens Service 1370 Ridgewood Drive Chico CA 95973 530-895-6546

Chico Youth Authority Department 585 Manzanita Avenue Chico CA 95926 530-895-4351