November 08, 2017
Voters in Vinton County passed that county’s first levy protecting children yesterday, becoming the 48th county in Ohio with a dedicated levy for children services; Vinton’s levy includes senior services as well.
November 01, 2017
This month, agencies and advocates across the country will celebrate National Adoption Month. Programs, events and activities will help raise awareness of the thousands of foster children waiting for a forever family across America.
October 04, 2017
For the past 10 years, Thanksgiving has been a time for Ohio foster care youth, alumni and allies/adult supporters to gather and share their voices, insights, talents, abilities and goals for the future.
August 24, 2017
At a news conference today, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a statewide call to action, encouraging everyday Ohioans to become foster parents.
July 03, 2017
In one of the most challenging and dismal budget years in memory, where the Ohio legislature was forced to make significant cuts totaling more than $1 billion in state spending after the budget was introduced, legislative champions maintained the course for investing in Ohio’s children, the innocent victims of this opioid epidemic.
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 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.
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.