LCCS Mission

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.


Always Help Protect Kids

Scott Ferris
posted 4/5/18 -- April is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, which was designated in 1983. Annually, communities across our country focus their attention on the problem of child abuse and neglect, encouraging all citizens to continue our collective commitment to children’s safety, permanence and well-being by supporting services that strengthen children and families, becoming involved in your community as a mentor, youth leader, tutor or other volunteer and learning more about the role of children services agencies including how to report suspected maltreatment of children. Read the full editorial column written by Executive Director Scott Ferris.... Full Story

Walk for Well-Being - Child Abuse Awareness Month

posted 4/4/18 -- Bring your family and friends to Ely Square in downtown Elyria on Wednesday April 11 starting at noon and help support Child Abuse Prevention Month. Wednesday April 11 is designated Ohio Wears Blue Day in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month and the staff and foster parents of Lorain County Children Services are inviting the community to come together on Ely Square in downtown Elyria starting at noon for a lunch time Walk for Well-Being: Child Abuse is Preventable.  This free event will feature a DJ and healthy snacks for participants. Don't forget to Wear your Blue for Ohio's biggest Wear Blue selfie!   Full Story

2017 Child Abuse and Neglect Data for Lorain County

Andrea Hall Miller
posted 3/9/18 -- Data related to referrals, types of alleged maltreatment, agency response and childre's outcomes are included in this comprehensive data set. For more data, and explanatory PPTs,  please view the Data tab.

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Also Inside

Date Title
3/29/17 16th Annual Rally for Kids!
3/19/17 Child Abuse is Preventable: April is Awareness Month
3/14/17 Foster Parent Spring Open House
11/3/16 Foster Care Open House
9/15/16 LCCS Statistical and Program report (2014-2015)
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