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Federal and state laws and rules say you cannot be treated differently (discriminated against) because of your race, color, country of origin, age or disability.

Message from the Director


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It’s held across the country with the goal to raise awareness to prevent child abuse. It reminds people that children deserve a chance to grow up in a safe, stable and nurturing community free of abuse, and neglect.

On Thursday, April 25, we will hold our Community for Kids’ Breakfast. Kristi Burre, the Director of the Office of Children Services Transformation wiill be the keynote speaker. We will pass out our Friend of Children Awards and announce our Wear Blue winners. The Lima Senior High School Scarlet and Gray Choir will perform.


                  - Cynthia Scanland, MSSA


The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction protects and supports Ohioans by ensuring that adult felony offenders are effectively supervised in environments that are safe, humane, and appropriately secure.


The Ohio's Electronic Sex Offender Registration and Notification (eSORN) program is one of the nation's preeminent applications for locating and tracking registered sex offenders.

Ohio JFS

The Ohio Job and Family Services Develops and oversees programs that provide health care, employment and economic assistance, child support, and services to families and children.