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.




2018 Lorain County Children Services Annual Report

posted 6/3/19 -- The annual report for 2018 is now available. Containing data and narratives on services, conditions that affect children and families, and agency finances, this report will provide valuable insight into our community's priorities regarding its maltreated children along with agency operations. 

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Kinship caregivers deserve our thanks

posted 9/19/18 -- Throughout Ohio, and especially in Lorain County, there are thousands of children being cared for by grandparents, relatives, and kin often temporarily and sometimes permanently. With September designated as Kinship Appreciation Month we encourage all residents to acknowledge and help support the many families that have stepped up to care for their family’s children when their parents could not. Full Story

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

Also Inside

Date Title
4/4/18 Walk for Well-Being - Child Abuse Awareness Month
3/9/18 2017 Child Abuse and Neglect Data for Lorain County
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
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