Please Join Us At An Upcoming “Information Night” To Learn More About Fostering/Adoption In Lorain County

The Information Sessions listed below are the required "Session 1" in a 12 course pre-licensing training schedule. As the overview/informtion class, this class will help you understand more about foster care in Lorain County and help you decide if this is right for you and your family.  LCCS offers sessions 2-12 on a quarterly basis (see below for pre-licensing organized by full quarterly training schedule.)


Saturday June 22nd 9am-12p

(view full 3rd quarter training schedule)

Monday August 5th 6pm -9pm

Thursday September 12th 6pm-9pm

Tuesday October 1st 6pm-9pm


Thursday November 21st 6pm-9pm


Meetings will be located at:

LORAIN COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES,226 Middle Avenue, Elyria,Ohio 44035
Doors Open 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.

Completion of the Orientation/Overview Session is Strongly Recommended before proceeding to Session 2-12. Each parent must attend all 36 hours of training although you can attend sessions 2-12  at different times.

Due To Sensitive Information We Ask That No Children Attend

Pre-registration is required. Please call the Family-Based Care Department at 440-329-5340 and let us know you are coming!

If you need a Spanish translator and/or other special accommodations please call Jennie at 440-329-5307 prior to the session so we can arrange it. (Si necesita una persona para traducir en español Por favor de llamar dos día antes de la clase comenzar.)