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Program Spotlight: Emancipation

FCCS offers services, counseling and life skills instruction to every young adult aging out of foster care to prepare them for a state of productive independence. Click on the link below to learn more about the emancipation program.

Program Spotlight: Emancipation
Kinship Care: Family Comes First
How to Be Street Smart
A Guide to Kinship Care
Connects E-News
Kinship Care: Family Comes First

Learn about grandparents George and Marcia Haughn who are sacrificing to raise their grandson titan in our 2014 Report to the Community. The report features stories about how children services is working with families in the community to support children in need.   

Program Spotlight: Emancipation
Kinship Care: Family Comes First
How to Be Street Smart
A Guide to Kinship Care
Connects E-News
How to Be Street Smart

FCCS's mascot Ted D. Bear shares tips with kids on how to stay safe when they are by themselves or with other children away from home.

Program Spotlight: Emancipation
Kinship Care: Family Comes First
How to Be Street Smart
A Guide to Kinship Care
Connects E-News
A Guide to 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 has created a guide which lists helpful information, frequently asked questions and other resources for kinship caregivers.

Program Spotlight: Emancipation
Kinship Care: Family Comes First
How to Be Street Smart
A Guide to Kinship Care
Connects E-News
Connects E-News

The latest issue of our Connects E-Newsletter is here. Features include: Scholarships Awarded to FCCS Youth, Action for Children Partners with FCCS for Parenting Success and 2014 Report to the Community.

Program Spotlight: Emancipation
Kinship Care: Family Comes First
How to Be Street Smart
A Guide to Kinship Care
Connects E-News

Event Calendar

  • June through August - Sunny 95 Neighborhood Block Parties
    FCCS will be at the Sunny 95 Neighborhood Block Parties throughout the summer. We'll share parenting tips and other resources with the community. Follow us on Facebook to learn dates and locations.
  • June 11 - Simba and Malaika Mixer
    5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
    Franklin County Children Services (855 West Mound Street, Columbus, OH 43223)

    Join us to learn more about FCCS's Simba and Malaika mentoring programs. This fun event will be the perfect opportunity to meet current Simba and Malaika mentors and get all your questions answered. RSVP by calling (614) 275-2690. Find out more about FCCS's many volunteer opportunities here.