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.
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
The first step in helping abused or neglected children is learning to recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect.
Click the link below for information that may help you to recognize a child that needs help.
The latest edition of Connects E-News is here! Features include: Supporting Children and Families in 2015, Multi-Cultural Development Team Drives FCCS Cultural Competence, Employee Spotlight: Elaine Burke
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Click on the link below to review the most recent statistics concerning the children and families served by Franklin County Children Services annually.
Accent on Kids Winter 2014
Features of our quarterly print publication include: Children Services 2014 Levy Passed, Help Grant a Child's Holiday Wish and FCCS Celebrates National Adoption Month.
March is National Social Work Month
Franklin County Children Services takes this opportunity to celebrate their dedicated staff of child welfare professionals. FCCS staff is made up of 366 caseworkers and 416 support staff members; 202 of the 782 staff members are licensed social workers. Caseworkers are at the forefront of child welfare work, advocating for the safety, permanency and wellbeing of children. Support staff at the agency work in many different areas, offering parents assistance and guidance as they navigate through their individual cases, working to place children with relatives or family friends instead of in foster care, recruiting mentors for children, as well as providing many other services. Click here to learn more about social work at FCCS.
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 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.