July 27, 2020
Kathi Spirk, PCSAO Board President and director of Clinton County JFS, is retiring this Friday, July 31.
June 19, 2020
The Board of Trustees issued the following statement today in the wake of worldwide protests on racism and police use of force:
April 29, 2020
All five children services levies on the ballot for what was technically the March 17 primary election passed, based on the unofficial complete canvass posted last night.
April 27, 2020
A year of historic state budget investments, exciting system transformation and evidence-based program expansion is recounted in PCSAO’s 2019 annual report, released today.
March 28, 2020
PCSAO sent a letter of support to Governor Mike DeWine for the measures included in HB 197, which he signed into law yesterday.
February 03, 2020
With federal and state changes aimed at reducing placement of foster children in residential settings coming in 2021, a new report calls for strengthening the state’s treatment foster care structure in order to be ready.
November 06, 2019
All 10 levies related to children services on yesterday’s ballot passed, and PCSAO expresses gratitude to all voters who supported their county children services agency.
September 27, 2019
Two months after the Governor and General Assembly invested a historic $220 million of Ohio’s biennial budget into a long-neglected children services system, advocates celebrated new resources, best practices and state-county partnerships at the 34th annual conference of the Public Children Services Association of Ohio, “Champions for Children and Families.”
July 17, 2019
County children services agencies will get a much-needed hundred-million-dollar boost from the state budget following final passage and signature by the Governor, and the relief could not come any sooner.
June 11, 2019
As the state budget makes its way toward a June 30 deadline for passage, the Senate Finance Committee today unveiled a substitute bill that continues to prioritize child safety and permanency.