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  • Children receive gifts from deputies 10 Dec 2017 14:19 4-traders Dec. 10--ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP -- Changing the relationship between children and law enforcement was one of the many positive results to the "Shop with the Sheriff and Deputies" program held on Saturday morning at Walmart, according to several …
  • Her Christmas stockings show kids they're loved 10 Dec 2017 10:01 www.wcpo.com UNION TOWNSHIP (CLERMONT COUNTY), Ohio -- Melanie Meece has been sewing the seeds of compassion for more than a decade. Her compassion takes the shape of a Christmas stocking. Lots of them. Children's Protective Services of Clermont County tries to …
  • Christmas Toy Cottage bracing for high demand 06 Dec 2017 19:44 WDTN.com   DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – This holiday season, some generous “elves” are setting up Santa’s workshop in downtown Dayton. For Love of Children (FLOC) is once again opening its Christmas Toy Cottage to give out holiday gifts for children in need in the Miami …
  • Data mining program designed to predict child abuse proves unreliable, DCFS says 06 Dec 2017 14:09 Chicago Tribune The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is ending a high-profile program that used computer data mining to identify children at risk for serious injury or death after the agency's top official called the technology unreliable. "We …
  • We need to care for the kids of addicts 04 Dec 2017 12:07 www.wcpo.com Tami Silverman is the president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute. She may be reached at iyi@iyi.org or on Twitter at @Tami_IYI.  This article is part of the WCPO.com project Heroin: How Do We Respond? The news offers daily reminders of the complex …
  • County Commissioners discuss children services 29 Nov 2017 00:36 Record Herald Children requiring foster care and other special accommodations for visitation were the center of attention at a recent meeting of the Fayette County Commissioners. Commissioners Dan Dean, Jack DeWeese and Tony Anderson passed several contracts to help …
  • Kids given 'comfort' through Wooster ministry's project 19 Nov 2017 15:56 CantonRep.com Charita Goshay CantonRep.com staff writer @cgoshayREP Making sure that children are safe and stable is the central mission of the Christian Children's Home of Ohio. Founded in 1969, the faith-based agency in Wooster offers residential and therapeutic …
  • Especially with the holidays approaching, now is the time to think about adoption 17 Nov 2017 19:42 WKBN YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – November is National Adoption Month, and currently there are more than 4,000 children in Ohio waiting for a “forever family.” Erica Whittaker planned to adopt a younger child until her family fell in love with two boys who are …
  • Montgomery County families celebrate National Adoption Day 17 Nov 2017 19:18 WDTN.com   DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Friday was a life-changing day for more than a dozen Miami Valley children. For National Adoption Day, Montgomery County took part in a nationwide effort to raise awareness for children in the foster care system. The courthouse …
  • Clermont Co. wants these teens to be adopted 17 Nov 2017 13:26 www.wcpo.com This month, children's services organizations across the country are working to place foster children in permanent homes before the holidays. For National Adoption Awareness Month, Clermont County is holding its own campaign, called "Teens Need …