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...]

Marion Star Op Ed by Director Jacqueline Ringer

Its 1:30 in the morning and the phone rings. Marion Police Department.  A female victim in the home has overdosed, unresponsive to emergency treatment.  The officer says there are three unattended children under the age of 5 in the home and in need … [Read more...]

Four Named Employees of the Year for 2016

Marion County Children Services has named four employees of the year for 2016. Those recognized include Francis Hernandez, supervisory staff; Mandy Davis and Ellen Thrush, caseworkers; and Dempsey Slone, support services. Marion County Children … [Read more...]

Ongoing foster parent training schedule for 2017

  2017 Marion County Workshops   ***January 7th (Saturday, 9am-12PM) OR January 12th (Thursday, 6pm-9pm) *** Mandatory training: Foster Care Policies, Rules and Procedures. Register with TONI. This is NOT an E-TRACK … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Fall Pre-Service Schedule 2017

    Fall 2017 Marathon Weekends* Foster/Adopt Training Program * Complete training in three weekends! Trainer: Lynne Anderson Beginning January 1, 2009, all persons being recommended for licensure as caregivers must have … [Read more...]

Foster Parent Spring Pre-Service Schedule 2017

      Spring 2017 Trainer: Lynne Anderson Beginning January 1, 2009, all persons being recommended for licensure as caregivers must have completed the following 36-hour Preservice training, delivered in 12 three-hour … [Read more...]