Child Protection Services ( Cps / Dcs ) Essay

1119 Words Aug 25th, 2015 5 Pages
A Season

I took a step outside and could smell the crisp air of autumn. It was a windy day and my heart was pounding. I knew something was about to happen, but unsure of the outcome that lay ahead. I was with the person that makes my world keep going around, my mom. Literally without my mom and her family I would not be where I am today. We had just gone to church and were getting ready to leave the house for a little bit. When out of nowhere in the boondocks of Bremen, came a knock at the door. Mom went to go answer it and for a split second I was nervous.Three ladies showed up, one lady wore an enchanting smile the other two seemed more systematic. They were from Child Protection Services (CPS/DCS). However, once we started talking everything made sense and I did not let my nerves get the best of me. They asked me a few simple questions and then what I like to call traumatic questions. I had just turned fifteen at the time and had lived with my dad for all my life. There were so many times that I was afraid, sad, lonely, and desperate for someone to rescue me. My mom’s house is not a luxury but to me that does not matter. All that truly matters is a little dash of kindness, a caring smile, and love to heal. Which are the essentials of my mom’s house. I explained to CPS while I was at my dad’s I felt like taking my life and already had a plan in action. They began to envisage how real this was and hard for me not only physically but…

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