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To learn more about Foster-To-Adopt:
Attend a community recruitment event; call 419-213-3336 and/or fill out the”Request More Information” form below.

To learn more about becoming a foster parent:
Attend a community recruitment event;
call 419-213-3336
and/or fill out the”Request More Information” form below.

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Most children enter foster care with the goal of reunifying with their birth families. Unfortunately, for some families, the barriers are too great, and it falls to LCCS to find new, forever families for children.

Our Recruitment Partners


Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) collaborates with Wendy’s Wonderful Kids and Grant Me Hope Ohio to help recruit more adoptive families.

Wendy’s Wonderful Kinds

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, brings children waiting to be adopted from foster care one step closer to safe, loving and permanent homes. Through Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, the Foundation provides grants to adoption agencies to who implement the Foundation’s evidence-based, child-focused recruitment model.

For additional information in Northwest Ohio, please email Wendy’s Wonderful Kids President, Wendy Spoerl at [email protected]

Grant Me Hope Ohio

Grant Me Hope is a marketing initiative that produces videos of foster children who have experienced challenges that serve as barriers to finding an adoptive home. These videos air on our partner television stations during their local newscast, on Total Christian Television (TCT TV), published on our YouTube and Vimeo channels and shared on the social media sites Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Grant Me Hope has three goals:

  • Educate the public about the need for adoptive families;
  • Recruit more foster families;
  • Finding adoptive families for waiting youth
    Find us online at grantmehope.org, youtube.com/grantmehope, facebook.com/grantmehope and on Twitter as @sgrantmehope1, Instagram, @GrantMeHopeKids and on LinkedIn.

To learn more about foster care adoption:
Attend a recruitment event; call 419-213-3336
and/or fill out the “Foster-To-Adopt Inquiry Form” form below.


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