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May is National Foster Care Month

ATHENS, OH - April 28, 2014  – May is National Foster Care Month, and as Athens County Children Services prepares to recognize foster parents in Athens County for their service, the agency is also focusing on identifying new homes for foster care placements. Athens County C Read More...

Urgent Need for Licensed Foster Homes in Athens County

ATHENS, OHIO – February 10, 2016 – Athens County Children Services announced that At the beginning of 2015 the agency had 79 children in custody. As of February 1, 2016 there were 106 children in agency custody. “Due to the impact of heroin and other drug addictions on the young pa Read More...

Foster Parenting

  ACCS ended 2020 with 41 licensed foster homes. Are Foster Homes Licensed?All foster homes are licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services in cooperation with Athens County Children Services and are recertified on a yearly basis. Prospective foster parents must complete traini Read More...
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