Department for Community Services, logo, 1986, courtesy of Department for Child Protection and Family Support.
1 January 1985
1 October 1992
Government Department, Care Provider, Adoption Agency
The Department for Community Services (DCS) was the new name given on 1 January 1985 to the previous Department for Community Welfare. The DCS continued as the key government organisation responsible for child welfare in Western Australia until 1 October 1992, when it was replaced by the Department for Community Development.