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It is made the duty of every state, town, or municipal official or department, including, but not limited to, the department of children, youth, and families, the department of health, the department of human services the department of elementary and secondary education, the office of substance abuse, and the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals, to render all assistance and co-operation within his, her, or its jurisdictional power which may further the objects of this chapter. All institutions or agencies providing services to any child are required to give to the court any information concerning the child that the court may require. The court is authorized to seek the cooperation of all societies or organizations having for their object the protection or aid of children, and their physical or spiritual welfare; and the court shall utilize the available services of all of those societies and organizations.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Rhode Island General Laws Title 14. Delinquent and Dependent Children § 14-1-59. Cooperation of public and private agencies - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/title-14-delinquent-and-dependent-children/ri-gen-laws-sect-14-1-59.html
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