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.


Columbia Gas Egg-cellent Staff Donate Easter Baskets

posted 3/20/15 -- Columbia Gas employees hopped by the agency to donate 26 Easter Baskets and several dozen candy bags. Before they finished arranging them on the conference room table, staff had gathered so they could choose a basket for a special child on their caseload. Donations like this are a wonderful way to connect caring adults to children in need and they truly make a difference. Thank you Columbia Gas employees for thinking of our children. Full Story

2015-2016 FactBook Now Available

posted 3/10/15 -- The Public Children's Services Association of Ohio's 2015-2016 FactBook was released on March 4, 2015.  Among the key findings is that local funding now funds over half (52%) of the total child welfare spending in Ohio; the state share of funding remains lowest in the nation at 9%. To read more, and to view state and county profile pages, visit the PCSAO's Factbook page Full Story

Infant Sleep Safety: A Guide for Grandparents

posted 1/27/15 -- Rarely does a week go by without noticing those t-shirts that say “Grandma is My Name and Spoiling is My Game!” or “World’s Best Grandpa!” Grandparents are a proud people and they have every right to be because, as another slogan says, “When the going gets tough, we go to Grandma’s.” Full Story

Also Inside

Date Title
1/26/15 Foster Parenting Information Night
1/21/15 When people talk about "The Safety Net," what do they mean?
1/14/15 Thank you for Holiday Donations
9/30/14 Resources for At Risk Children