Is a social service specialize in protecting children from abusive or neglectant enviroments. When there are suspension that a child may be living in an abusive envrionment, a social comes out and investigates and assess the situation. If evidence of abuse is apparent, the worker has the right to remove the children from the home and place them in foster care until the problems are resolved. Afterwards the parents must appear before a judge to determine whether it is safe for the child to return home. Child Protective Services (CPS) primary concern is the safety and welfare of the child.