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



The information session listed below are required “Session 1” in a 11 course pre-licensing training schedule.  As the overview/information class, this class will help you understand more about foster care in Lorain County and help you decide if this right for you and your family.  LCCS offers Session 1 monthly either in person or virtually.  LCCS offers both online and in person training options, see schedule below or call or email Julie Schoenlein at (440) 328-2467 for more information.  

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (Virtual)

Monday, September 13, 2021 (In Person)

Thursday, October 21, 2021 (Virtual)

Monday, September 13, 2021 (In Person)

Thursday, October 21, 2021 (Virtual) 

Thursday, November 18, 2021 (In Person)

**All classes start at 6pm 


Updated! (June 2021) view 3rd quarter 2021 training schedule

view 4th quarter 2021 training schedule


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.)