Accent on Kids is Here!

The Spring 2020 issue of Accent on Kids is here. Featured articles include: Child Abuse Prevention Honors, Twenty-Five Years of Malaika Mentoring and The Center for Family Safety and Healing.

FCCS's 2019 Report to the Community

Check out our report to the community, "Better Together" to learn about FCCS's programs, activities and accomplishments during 2019.

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.

Latest Issue of Connects

In this issue, you'll learn about: the need for foster families, how a kinship caseworker is helping families during the pandemic, a crisis center volunteer, and tips for interacting with dogs.

FAQs and 2019 Statistics

Click on the link below to review the most recent statistics concerning the children and families served by Franklin County Children Services annually.

May is Foster Care Month


Hundreds of children in Franklin County are waiting. These are children who, through no fault of their own, need a safe and loving home. The need for loving foster homes continues to increase, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Foster homes for older children, those with emotional and behavioral issues and sibling groups are especially needed.

Children are waiting for YOU. Become a Franklin County foster parent. Anyone over 21 with a stable source of income can apply. You just have to be willing to Foster Hope, Foster Love, Foster Franklin County.

If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent, click here or call (614) 275-2711 to learn more about the process and connect with a local foster care agency. FCCS partners with various foster care agencies to provide foster homes for Franklin County’s children. 

COVID-19 Resources

Click here to visit our dedicated page, which lists resources for families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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