Child Protection During COVID-19

We've created this guide to connect our community with the wealth of resources available in Marion. Child Protection During COVID-19Download … [Read more...]

Marion County Resource Guide

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Response to COVID-19 Public Announcement, Updated March 20, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and attempts to limit the spread of the virus to children and families, we are forced to make challenging decisions that will change our normal, daily operations. While changes are necessary to ensure the safety of … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Public Announcement

Public Announcement: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) declared emergency, the MCCS Board meeting will be held via teleconference. The meeting will be held at the regular date and time – March 20, 2020 at noon. … [Read more...]

Response to COVID-19 Public Announcement

Response to COVID-19 Public Announcement March 18, 2020 Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and attempts to limit the spread of the virus to children and families, we are forced to make challenging decisions that will change our normal, daily … [Read more...]

For Sornchai family, adoption is the ‘holiest disruption’

For Sornchai family, adoption is the 'holiest disruption' Andrew Carter, Marion StarPublished 7:45 a.m. ET Nov. 28, 2019 CLOSE CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Adam and Jessica Sornchai and their … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Time and Location Change

The December 20, 2019 regular meeting of the Marion County Children Services Board has been changed to 11:00 a.m. at the Marion Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 267 W. Center St. … [Read more...]

Job Opening – Resumes to be submitted by Friday, December 20

Marion County Children Services Board, an agency that functions to protect abused, neglected and dependent children, has the following position available. Caseworker needed to provide investigation/intake, case management, case planning and direct … [Read more...]

Marion County Commissioners call for more to join foster parenting

MARION - With May recognized as National Foster Care Month, Marion County Commissioners signed a proclamation Thursday morning in a bid to raise awareness for the need for more foster parents in the county. Though the proclamation is a symbolic … [Read more...]

Marion County Children Services cases on the rise

MARION - As National Child Abuse Prevention Month wrapped up Tuesday, those with Marion County Children Services say the number of cases handled by their agency continues to increase each year. "Last year alone, (statistically) one out of … [Read more...]