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May is National Foster Care Awareness Month

By Robin Webb  |  May 15, 2015
ATHENS, Ohio – May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and as Athens County Children Services prepares to recognize foster parents in Athens County for their service, the agency is also focusing on identifying new homes for foster care placements.

ODJFS Recognizes Ohio's Foster Parents

  |  May 11, 2015

CHILDREN SERVICES INNOVATION GRANT AWARDED TO LOCAL PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTION

  |  February 21, 2015
CHILDREN SERVICES INNOVATION GRANT AWARDED TO LOCAL PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTION ATHENS, Ohio – February 20, 2015 - Athen

Fall Events for Ohio's Foster Youth

By Sherry Davis  |  September 30, 2014
In the fall, Ohio’s foster youth assemble at two important statewide events in Columbus. The quarterly OYAB (Ohio Youth Advisory Board) meeting brings together foster youth, former foster youth and adult supporters from all counties in an effort to make change in the foster care system by working with legislators in Ohio and Washington, D.C.

Inside the ACCS Visitation Center: An Interview with Parent Mentor Karyn Armstrong

By Sherry Davis  |  September 30, 2014

LACE UP FOR KIDS PROVIDING SHOES TO KIDS IN ATHENS COUNTY

By Robin Webb  |  July 11, 2014
Lace Up for Kids, sponsored by Wendy’s, Athens County Children Services, Power 105-WXTQ-FM, and are proud to announce their 16th year of helping to provide the children of Athens County with shoes for the upcoming school year. Over 300 Athens County children are expected to go back to school with new shoes this year as a result of this program.

ATHENS CHILDREN SERVICES RECRUITER RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

By Robin Webb  |  July 11, 2014
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter for Athens County Children Services, Brooke Schroeder, was presented the Outstanding Adoption Story Award by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption at their National Summit held in Columbus on May 20th of this year.

PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY PROJECT KICKS OFF TO HELP CHILDREN IN NEED THIS SUMMER

By Kathryn Kendall  |  May 13, 2014

Q&A with Volunteer Extraordinaire Terrence Smith

By Sherry Davis  |  May 12, 2014

May is National Foster Care Month

By Robin Webb  |  April 28, 2014
May is National Foster Care Month, and as Athens County Children Services prepares to recognize foster parents in Athens County for their service, the agency is also focusing on identifying new homes for foster care placements.
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