For immediate release: Oct 03, 2012
Posted by: [s10]
Contact: Peg McLeish
Phone: (317) 232-9507

Dept. of Child Services South Bend forum announced

Public forum set for Oct. 18 at Ivy Tech - South Bend

INDIANAPOLIS-State Senator John Broden (D-South Bend) has announced a public forum on the Department of Child Services to take place later this month in South Bend. Sen. Broden is joined by State Senator Carlin Yoder (R-Middlebury) in hosting the event, scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on October 18 in Room 1121 of the Ivy Tech Community College - South Bend Campus, 220 Dean Johnson Road.

Sen. Broden says the public forum will give area residents a chance to air their concerns about agency operations and offer solutions to improve Indiana's services for abused and neglected children. The forum is designed to supplement the work presently being done by a legislative study committee examining the services offered to at-risk children in Indiana.

To learn more about the Department of Child Services Interim Study Committee, including agendas and the minutes of past meetings, please visit the Indiana General Assembly's website at

Sen. Broden represents Senate District 10, which includes the cities of South Bend and Mishawaka, and portions of Portage, Penn, Centre and Clay townships in St. Joseph County. For more information on Sen. Broden, visit


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