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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.

Choose Your Partner Carefully
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
Connects E-News
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Accent on Kids Winter 2014
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.

Choose Your Partner Carefully
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
Connects E-News
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Accent on Kids Winter 2014
Connects E-News

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

Choose Your Partner Carefully
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
Connects E-News
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Accent on Kids Winter 2014
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.

Choose Your Partner Carefully
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
Connects E-News
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Accent on Kids Winter 2014
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.

Choose Your Partner Carefully
Guidelines for Reporting Abuse
Connects E-News
Prevalence of Child Abuse in Franklin County
Accent on Kids Winter 2014

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 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.