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Latest Issue of Accent on Kids

Features of the Spring 2015 issue of Accent on Kids include: April is Child abuse Prevention Month, Cousins Make Kinship Family of Ten and Preparing Teens for Adulthood. 

Latest Issue of Accent on Kids
Tips for Parenting Teens
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care
Latest Issue of Connects E-News
Choose Your Partner Carefully
Tips for Parenting Teens

The Mayo Clinic offers tips for helping teenagers  cope with the pressures of adolescence and guiding them toward independence.

Latest Issue of Accent on Kids
Tips for Parenting Teens
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care
Latest Issue of Connects E-News
Choose Your Partner Carefully
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care

Kinship Care refers to cases where a relative or non-relative has taken over the full-time care, nurturing and protection of a child. FCCS offers several services to kinship families. Click on the link below to learn more about the agency's kinship care program:

Latest Issue of Accent on Kids
Tips for Parenting Teens
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care
Latest Issue of Connects E-News
Choose Your Partner Carefully
Latest Issue of Connects E-News

The March issue of Connects E-News is here! Features include: FCCS Celebrates National Social Work Month, A Look at the Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County and Tips for Today: Parenting Teens.

Latest Issue of Accent on Kids
Tips for Parenting Teens
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care
Latest Issue of Connects E-News
Choose Your Partner Carefully
Choose Your Partner Carefully

When you choose a partner for yourself, you choose for your child, too. Your child is counting on you to make the right decision.

Latest Issue of Accent on Kids
Tips for Parenting Teens
Program Spotlight: Kinship Care
Latest Issue of Connects E-News
Choose Your Partner Carefully

Event Calendar

  • March - National Social Work Month
    National Social Work Month is a time for increasing public awareness and knowledge of the profession of social work and its impact on society. Click here to learn more about social workers at FCCS.
  • April - Child Abuse Prevention Month
    April is a time to raise awareness about child abuse. If you suspect a child is being abused, call the 24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline at (614) 229-7000. Click here to learn more about Child Abuse Prevention Month.
  • April 8 - Wear Blue Day
    FCCS will participate in the statewide Wear Blue Day campaign to support the prevention of child abuse. Wear blue on April 8, take a photo of yourself or your group and email it to fccsoutreach@fccs.us and you may see your photo featured on our Facebook page. Click here or call (614) 275-2780 to learn more about this event.
  • April 15 - Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast
    The Aladdin Shrine Center
    3850 Stelzer Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43219

    FCCS's annual event highlights child abuse prevention and the accomplishments of social work professionals, client families, youth and community advocates. Also, college scholarships are awarded to agency youth.

  • April 30 - Volunteer Reception
    6:30 p.m.
    The Ohio State University Union (1739 High Street, Columbus, OH 43210)

    The FCCS volunteer department will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the annual Volunteer Reception, where volunteers and mentors will receive recognition for all that they do for FCCS children. Click here to learn more about volunteering with FCCS.