• 2016 Wear Blue for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    2016 Wear Blue for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Wayne County Children Services Staff wore blue on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 to show support for National Child Abuse Prevention Month!

  • Wayne County Shop with a Cop 2015

    Wayne County Shop with a Cop 2015

    Wayne County Law Enforcement Officers, Volunteers, Staff from WCCSB, and MC Sports gathered together on Sunday August 9th at MC Sports for the Wayne County Shop with a Cop event.

  • Every week in Ohio, 3 babies die in unsafe sleep environments. These deaths don’t have to happen! Learn why it’s safest for baby to follow the ABCs of safe sleep – Alone. Back. Crib. Every baby, every sleep!

    Click to view Safe Sleep 101 video from the Ohio Dept. of Health



    Wayne County Children Services is currently accepting applications for a full-time Caseworker II position in our Ongoing Department.

    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (preferred), or a related field;  LSW/LISW or eligibility for licensure by the State of Ohio preferred; Valid Ohio driver’s license and acceptable driving record as defined by Agency policy; Flexibility in daily routines; Keyboard/computer literate; Position is on-call approximately two weeks per year. While on-call, employee must reside within a one (1) hour response time to all points in Wayne County.

    Benefits include hourly rate of $16.85 to $20.22 depending on experience; paid sick leave, vacation, personal
    time and holidays; OPERS; cell phone stipend; mileage reimbursement; health, dental, prescription, optical
    and life insurance; on-call pay; flex hours. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    Please click here or see the Employment Link for Qualifications, Job Responsibilities and  more details about this job opportunity.  Deadline for applications: 06/30/2016

Welcome to Wayne County Children Services

In partnership with the community, Wayne County Children Services protects children at risk of abuse or neglect and strengthens, preserves and empowers families.  Through evaluation of that risk, we identify and coordinate community services.  We work in collaboration with others to provide these children with safe, nurturing and permanent families, whether their own or another.  We seek to enhance community awareness by educating the public.

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