Kids Grow Best in Families

Foster Care & Adoptive Placements

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We respond to emergency child abuse and neglect reports 24 hours a day, 365 days a year


Prevention, Foster Care & Kinship Services


Community Education & Volunteer Opportunities

Our Services during COVID-19

Access Our services from home: Protective Services staff will remain accessible during normal business hours Monday - Friday, 8am to 4:30pm - We will continue to respond 24 hours a day.

Protecting Children and Strengthening Families Since 1882

Posted: 10/19/20
Harvest Bash: Tuesday, Oct. 27th & Thursday, Oct. 29th - Click Here for more details
Posted: 03/25/20
Do Foster Children Count in the 2020 Census?  The answer is YES!
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Our Mission

Wayne County Children Services, in partnership with the community, exists to protect abused and neglected children and to strengthen, preserve, and empower families.

We Respond 24 Hours a Day

Report Abuse: 330-345-5340 / 1-855-642-4453 (855-O-H-CHILD) Child Safety is Wayne County Children Services’ top priority. Experienced screeners will answer calls about child abuse or neglect 24/7.

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteer and support the needs of a child today.

Adoptable Children