Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Indiana

Date:

Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2020/ic/titles/001

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 31, article 19
  • Child protection: title 31, article 33
  • Child welfare: title 31, articles 28, 34, 35, 36
  • Guardianship: title 29, article 3 (chapters 1, 8); title 31, article 34, (chapter 21)
  • Youth services: title 31, articles 28 (chapter 5.8), 34 (chapter 21)
  • Indian child welfare: §§ 31-21-1-2; 31-25-2-8; 31-28-6-1

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/iac_title?iact=465

Notes:

See article 2, Child Welfare Services:

  • For Assisted Guardianship Program, see rule 8
  • For Independent Living Services and older foster youth care, see rules 14 and 15

Website for Agency Policies:

https://www.in.gov/dcs/files/Child_Welfare_Policy_Manual.pdf

Other Resources

Indiana Rules of Court