If you suspect child abuse, call our 24/7 Hotline   |   419-213-2273 (CARE)

Explain, then Reassure

Explain the reason for the punishment. You may know what your child did wrong, but don’t assume that your child knows. Children can’t learn from consequences if they don’t know the reason for them.

Also, reassure your children that you still love them. Tell them that you are not disciplining them to be mean, but because you care about them and want them to do things the right way.

LCCS Mission Statement

Our mission is to lead the community in the protection of children at risk of abuse and neglect. This is accomplished by working with families, service providers and community members to assess risk and coordinate community-based services resulting in safe, stable, and permanent families for children.

Lucas County Children Services

705 Adams St., Toledo, OH 43604

Switchboard is answered 24/7
Phone: (419) 213-3200  •  Fax: (419) 327-3291

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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