Child Protective Services (CPS) receives referrals alleging abuse and neglect of children under age 18 in the community. When a potential referral is received, it is screened by trained case workers to determine appropriate action, including intervention to maintain the child with the family.
The Medina County Adult Protective Services Program (APS) has moved from Medina County Job and Family Services and now operates under the umbrella of the Medina County Office for Older Adults (OOA).*
*MCJFS still takes the phone calls that report elder abuse concerns.
Have you adopted a child, either through a public, private, international, or attorney-assisted process? Post Adoption Special Services Subsidy (PASSS) helps families receive services after adoption finalization.
Considered the out-of-home care solution with the greatest stability, Kinship care describes a temporary or permanent arrangement in which a relative or non-relative adult with close family ties takes over full-time care of a child.