LUCAS COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES ASKS YOU TO “TAKE THE NEXT STEP.”
When:
Occurs Every
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Continues until June 7, 2014

Venue: Lucas County Children Services
Address: 705 Adams Street

Event Website: www.lucaskids.net

Description: If you’ve thought about becoming a foster parent, it’s time to learn more.

(TOLEDO, Ohio–March 10, 2014)—Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) is asking families to “TAKE THE NEXT STEP” by learning about becoming a foster parent. LCCS currently needs families willing to foster children of all ages, particularly infants and young children.

Anyone interested in learning more about fostering should plan to attend free information and training classes at LCCS’ offices, 705 Adams Street in downtown Toledo. A Saturday session is scheduled for April 26 through June 7 (skipping Memorial Day weekend), from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. To register for the classes, call 419-213-3336 or visit www.lucaskids.net.

Qualifying to be a foster or adoptive parent is easier than you think. You...

• Must be at least 18 years of age to adopt; 21 to become a foster parent
• Can be married, single or in a relationship
• Can own or rent a home with at least two bedrooms
• Can work outside the home
• Must have a source of income
• Need a safety inspection for your home
• Agree to a background check
• Receive free training
• Receive financial support, based on your child(ren)’s needs

About Lucas County Children Services
The mission of Lucas County Children Services 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.

Venue Information:
Lucas County Children Services
Address:
705 Adams Street
Toledo, OH 43604


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