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THE DAILY RECORD COLUMN: BY GLORIA QUESTEL

THE DAILY RECORD COLUMN: BY GLORIA QUESTEL

Social workers play a critical role in communities and are needed more than ever By Gloria Questel - Special to Wooster Daily RecordMarch is Social Work Month. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, social work is one of the fastest...

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28th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Community Luncheon

28th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Community Luncheon

28TH ANNUAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH COMMUNITY LUNCHEON Presented by: Voices for Children & The Wayne County Children Services Board   Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022 │ 11 AM to 1PM Location: Grace Church │ 4599 Burbank Rd, Wooster Cost: $16 per person...

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FAMILY FIRST PREVENTION SERVICES ACT (FAMILY FIRST)

FAMILY FIRST PREVENTION SERVICES ACT (FAMILY FIRST)

Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First) FAMILY FIRST ACT WILL MEAN STRONGER, HEALTHIER FAMILIES IN WAYNE COUNTY AND ACROSS OHIO On Feb. 9, 2018, the Family First Prevention Services Act became federal law. This new legislation reforms federal child welfare...

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THANK YOU WOOSTER KIWANIS CLUB!

THANK YOU WOOSTER KIWANIS CLUB!

Thank You Wooster Kiwanis Club! THANK YOU TO THE WOOSTER KIWANIS CLUB FOR CLEANING OUR PLAYGROUND AND GETTING IT READY FOR THE WARMER WEATHER!  WE APPRECIATE ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK!

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NORTHEAST OHIO #EVERDAYOHIOHERO WINNER – RACHEL WORKINGER

NORTHEAST OHIO #EVERDAYOHIOHERO WINNER – RACHEL WORKINGER

Northeast Ohio #EveryDayOhioHero Winner - Rachel Workinger Ohio Children's Trust Fund: March 29, 2021 | Northeast Ohio Everyday Ohio Hero Rachel Workinger Rachel works tirelessly advocating for and providing a high level of Independent Living (IL) services for the...

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THANK YOU WOOSTER JUNIOR OILERS!

THANK YOU WOOSTER JUNIOR OILERS!

THANK YOU WOOSTER JUNIOR OILERS! We would like to thank the Wooster Junior Oilers for recognizing Wayne County Children Services at their “Teddy Bear Toss” night!  They donated all the stuffed animals tossed out that night along with the proceeds from the 50/50 raffle...

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LOVE THY NEIGHBOR CAMPAIGN

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR CAMPAIGN

FOSTER TEEN CHRISTMAS CARD OUTREACH   Our appreciation goes to One Church and other local churches for their ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ campaign that provided $25 gift cards to more than 5,200 teens in foster care across the State of Ohio! Wayne County Children Services...

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SEPTEMBER 2019 KINSHIP MONTH PROCLAMATION

SEPTEMBER 2019 KINSHIP MONTH PROCLAMATION

On August 28, 2018, Governor Mike Dewine and Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted of the State of Ohio recognized  SEPTEMBER 2019 AS GRANDPARENT / KINSHIP MONTH For resources or information about Kinship Care please visit the link below:

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#KIDSGROWBESTINFAMILIES

#KIDSGROWBESTINFAMILIES

APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH Currently 130 Wayne County Children are in our care and custody To Raise awareness of our need for more locally licensed foster families, Wayne County Children Services has placed 130 blue painted rocks throughout the community....

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#OhioWearsBlue on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

#OhioWearsBlue on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

#OhioWearsBlue on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Wear Blue for Child Abuse Prevention Wear Blue is a statewide awareness campaign that takes place on the second Wednesday of every April, Child Abuse Prevention Month. Ohioans are encouraged to wear blue that day – to work,...

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NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

November is National Adoption Month. Did you know... Many teenagers in foster care in Ohio are waiting for forever families? If you are interested in attending Foster Parent Training or learning more about how to become a licensed Foster Parent or approved to Adopt,...

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