Over 900 Pinwheels Planted for Child Abuse Awareness Month

Volunteers planted over 900 pinwheels in front of Marion County Children Services as part of Child Abuse Awareness Month. Each one represents a safety assessment completed by the agency in 2017. Click here to view photos featured in the Marion … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Date Change!

MARION COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD APRIL MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 26, 2019 The April 19, 2019 regular meeting of the Marion County Children Services Board has been rescheduled. The meeting will occur on April 26, 2019 at noon at Marion … [Read more...]

Marion children services hopes for boost in foster parents with new state website

Marion children services hopes for boost in foster parents with new state website Sarah Volpenhein, Marion StarPublished 8:29 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2019 MARION — Local children services hopes a new website aimed at attracting more foster parents … [Read more...]

January Board Minutes

MARION COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD MEETING OF JANUARY 18, 2019 MEMBERS PRESENT: MARIANNE BAILEY DR. HENRY HEINZMANN DOUG HOLBROOK ELLEN BRYANT-MESSENGER JOHN PETERSON STACI THOMAS MEMBERS ABSENT: SHAWN JACKSON STAFF PRESENT: DAN DOWNES, … [Read more...]

Phone System Switch 1-8-2019

***********BE ADVISED********** We are currently switching phone systems here at Marion County Children Services. Your calls are very important to us. If you are unable to reach the offices during the hours of 8:30 to 4:30 today, please call the … [Read more...]

2019 Board Meeting Times

  MARION COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD 2019 MEETINGS   Meetings are held at Marion County Children Services every 3rd Friday of the month at noon unless otherwise posted. The public is welcome to attend. 2019 meetings are scheduled … [Read more...]

December Board Meeting Time Change!

  MARION COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD DECEMBER 21, 2018 MEETING RESCHEDULED   The December 21, 2018 regular meeting of the Marion County Children Services Board has been rescheduled to December 14, 2018 at 11:30am at Marion County … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Time Change!

ATTENTION: MARION COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD NOVEMBER MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 30, 2018  The November 16, 2018 regular meeting of the Marion County Children Services Board has been rescheduled. The meeting will occur on November … [Read more...]

Letter from our Executive Director, Jacqueline Ringer

MARION, OH (March 2018) - Marion Community, The life of 1 out of every 9 children in our community was touched by Marion County Children Services in 2017. We responded to 844 concerns of child maltreatment last year and experienced record … [Read more...]

December Board Meeting Cancelled

The December 15, 2017 regular meeting of the Marion County Children Services Board has been canceled. The next meeting will occur on January 19, 2018 at noon at Marion County Children Services. Click here to learn more about the Board, their work, … [Read more...]