In partnership with the community, the staff, foster parents and volunteers of Lorain County Children Services are committed to the safety and well-being of abused, neglected, and dependent children and will provide the highest quality protection, permanency, and prevention services for children and families.
posted 3/19/17 -- April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Lorain County Children Services has developed toolkits and resources, in collaboration with statewide and national partners, to help you and your workplace or organization spread the word. Visit ChildrenServices.org WEAR BLUE
page for information on how to get involed with: Full Story
posted 3/14/17 -- Join currently licensed Lorain County Children Services foster parents at their Spring Open House on April 28 from 6PM-8PM at St. Mary's Weigand Room in Elyria. Open to the public but seating is limited so RSVPs are required. Call 329-5340 for more information and to reserve your seat. The Spring Open House networking event gives you the opportunity to meet and talk with licensed foster parents as you go through your own decision-making process to become a foster parent. Full Story
Patti-Jo Burtnett, Lorain County Children Services
posted 11/3/16 -- Have you wondered what it would be like to be a foster parent? Have you seen the movies, read the national news and wondered if that is really how foster care works? What about the training and licensing process? And what is it like to care for someone elses child? Full Story