June 21, 2017
Today, the Ohio Senate approved Am. Sub. HB 49, joining the House to provide an increased investment of $15 million per year for children services.
May 18, 2017
Encouraging Senate Finance Committee members to maintain or increase the House’s $15 million investment in children services in the biennial state budget, advocates offered a range of perspectives in testimony before the committee yesterday.
May 16, 2017
What better way to celebrate National Foster Care Month than by attending the 41st annual Resource Family Conference hosted by the Ohio Family Care Association?
May 09, 2017
The 13th edition of PCSAO’s biennial Factbook is now available, just as the Ohio Senate Finance Committee considers the House’s new investment of $15 million per year in child protection.
April 25, 2017
Today, the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee proposed to invest an additional $15 million per year in the State Child Protection Allocation for county children services agencies to address the impact that the opioid epidemic has had on children services.
April 18, 2017
Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that four additional counties — Adams, Brown, Lawrence and Scioto — will join 14 counties funded to pilot an evidence-informed child protection response to the opioid epidemic originally announced March 22.
March 22, 2017
At a press conference today, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a $3.5 million grant to PCSAO to help children services agencies in 14 southern Ohio counties combat the opioid epidemic.
March 16, 2017
Today, advocates for children services urged a House Finance subcommittee to invest an additional $30 million per year in the State Child Protection Allocation to help protect children — the invisible victims of the opioid epidemic — from abuse and neglect.
February 23, 2017
For PCSAO, 2016 was a year of activity, outcomes and reflection.
December 27, 2016
A number of bills impacting child protection issues received attention during the recent “lame-duck session,” the time between an election and when the next General Assembly term begins.