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Children Services will seek levy increase in November

By Kayla Beard  |  March 24, 2019

Children Services levy headed to fall ballot

By Steve Robb  |  March 19, 2019
Note: This story appears in the Wednesday, March 20 newspaper on Page A1.

This month, please honor social workers for their contributions

By Shelley Lieberman  |  March 17, 2019
To the Editor:

Children Services applauds governor's intent to increase funding

By Heather Willard  |  March 15, 2019

Athens County Children Services hosts Family Mentor Programs

By Catherine Muscaro  |  September 13, 2017
Representatives from Cuyahoga and Richland counties spoke on Sept. 7 to Athens County Children Services about two pilot projects set to take place in Athens and surroundings areas.

Champions for Children Honored at Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast

By Robin Webb  |  April 12, 2017
ATHENS, OH -April 12, 2017- Today three partner agencies, Athens Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem programs, the Athens Child Advocacy Center, and Athens County Children Services hosted a breakfast to honor community members dedicate

Athens County Proclaims November Adoption Month

By Robin Webb  |  October 28, 2016
ATHENS, OH - October 28, 2016 In the state of Ohio more than 3,200 children are in the foster care system and available for adoption. More than thirty of them live right here in Athens County. November is National Adoption Month and by unanim


  |  July 27, 2016

May is Foster Care Month and Need for Additional Foster Homes Continues

  |  May 23, 2016
May is National Foster Care Month, and Athens County Children Services is calling attention to the increasing number of children needing foster care. With more than 100 children currently in care in Athens County, there is a constant need for licensing additional foster homes to provide a nurturing home for local children.

Urgent Need for Licensed Foster Homes in Athens County

By Robin Webb  |  February 10, 2016
ACCS will be hosting a free informational meeting for people interested or have questions about becoming a foster or adoptive parent in Athens County. The informational meeting will be Thursday, February 25th, from 6:00 8:00 pm, at Athens County Children Services, Building 14.
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