CHINS UNIT

CHINS Unit
The Fulton County Juvenile Court’s Child in Need of Services (CHINS) Unit proactively works with pre-adjudicated youth to eliminate and reduce formal court involvement by offering resources and services on the front-end. The CHINS Unit collaborates with internal and external service providers and community partners to effectively address status offense behaviors with guidance from CHINS Social Services Coordinators.The CHINS Social Services Coordinators provide individualized case management services which includes: status offense consultations, needs assessments, advocacy, referrals to vetted service providers, and follow-up and monitoring of case plans over 30, 60, 90 day periods to maximize the impact to every child. For more information regarding CHINS services, please contact:

Administrative Assistant
Shandi Kent
404.612.8436
Shandi.Kent@fultoncountyga.gov

Social Services Program Manager
Miriam Kirby
404.613.4836
miriam.kirby@fultoncountyga.gov

Download: CHINS Intake Form
CHINS Unit Frequently Asked Q&A
CHINS Monthly Bulletin: July, 2020