Child Protection Directorate

Child Protection Directorate


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Child Protection Services

The Directorate for the Child Protection Services is a newly established entity, nested under the Foundation for Social Welfare Services

Court Services

In situations deemed appropriate by the Judge of the Family Court, a social worker is appointed to prepare a court report.

Mandatory Reporting

Child Protection Services deal with cases of abuse and severe neglect of children, and when a child seems to be suffering from, or is at risk of, significant harm.


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Directorate Child Protection

​​The Directorate for Child Protection Services operates under the legal framework of the Minors Protection (Alternative Care) Act, Chapter 602 of the laws of Malta.  It comprises of four (4) main services

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