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

Information for
Current and Prospective Foster Parents

How Do I Become a Foster Parent? (Adopt US Kids)

National Foster Parent Association

These are links to third-party sites. Lucas County Children Services is not responsible for the content of these sites.


Training Resources

Current Foster Parent Training Calendar

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Ohio Child Welfare Training Program website

The Foster Club

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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