Events & Campaigns

  • May - National Foster Care Month
    Nationwide, there are more than 400,000 youth currently in foster care. Currently, there are more than 300 youth in Franklin County who are in need of loving foster homes. Click here to learn more about foster care, as well as how to become a foster parent.
  • June 15 - Fishing with Dad
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Schiller Park
    1069 Jager Street

    Sponsored by the Columbus Urban League's African-American Male Initiative and FCCS, the event offers dads and their children the opportunity to spend the day together having fun. Free fishing gear is available while supplies last. Visit for more information.
  • August 17 - FCCS and Mayor Andrew Ginther's FamJam
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Columbus Commons
    160 S. High Street

    Franklin County Children Services and the city of Columbus invite you to a free, family enrichment festival at the Columbus Commons. FamJam will bring families together with community resources, vendors and information tables, as well as tons of fun and entertainment. Rain or shine! For more information, call (614) 341-6085.
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