Latest Issue of Connects E-News

In this issue, you'll learn about: youth who received scholarships, a caseworker who supports families and pinwheels for prevention.

2021 Child Abuse Prevention Event

This annual event, held on April 14, 2021 and hosted by FCCS and its Citizens Advisory Committee highlighted child abuse prevention and the accomplishments of social work professionals, client families, youth and community advocates. In addition, college scholarships were awarded to agency youth. 

FCCS's 2020 Report to the Community

Check out our report to the community, "Always There for Families" to learn about FCCS's programs, activities and accomplishments during 2020.

2021 Resource Guide

The Franklin County Children Services Resource Guide is a valuable directory of services for our families, social workers and community partners. Download a copy today!

FAQs and 2020 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 National Foster Care Month

Foster Hope. Foster  Love. Foster Franklin County.

Hundreds of kids in Franklin County are waiting. These are kids who, through no fault of their own, are in need of a safe and loving home. They’re 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.

Visit or call (614) 275-2711 for more information.

COVID-19 Resources

FCCS has compiled information about resources available to the Franklin County community during the COVID-19 pandemic on our COVID-19 Resources webpage. There are resources for caring for children in case of illness, accessing testing and parenting tips. You’ll also find information on mental health, child care, education, recipes and more. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for frequent updates on resources available in the community.

This is also a time when concerns about child abuse and neglect have increased and the attention of the community is needed to keep children safe. Check in with families, and if you suspect child abuse or neglect are occurring, contact our 24-hour hotline at (614) 229-7000.

Events & Campaigns

  • August 15 - Children's Day at COSI
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    333 W. Broad Street

    Youth and families served by Children Services will spend the day exploring science and technology at COSI. Call (614) 275-2780 for more information.

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24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline
(614) 229-7000
General Inquiries
(614) 229-7100