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Richland County Children Services has opening for caseworker

  |  July 10, 2017
Richland County Children Services has a new opening for a caseworker.

Guest column: Richland County needs more local foster homes

  |  June 8, 2017
The Mansfield News Journal has published a guest column by Richland County Children Services Executive Director Patty Harrelson, explaining the critical local need for additional foster homes -- especially those willing to accept teens and sibling groups.

Accelerated foster parent training sessions planned

  |  June 7, 2017
If you have ever considered becoming a foster parent, Richland County Children Services will help you become licensed with a "training marathon."

Harrelson: Child welfare needs more assistance from the State of Ohio

  |  May 15, 2017
The Mansfield News Journal published over the weekend and op-ed piece by Richland County Children Services Executive Director Patty Harrelson.

Opinion: Opioid abuse wreaks havoc on local children, too

  |  May 15, 2017
The Richland Source recently published an opinion piece by RCCS Executive Director Patty Harrelson.

RCCS has opening for Kinship Court Case Assessor

  |  May 10, 2017
Richland County Children Services has an opening for a caseworker to perform as a Kinship Court Case Assessor.

Missing teen added to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children list

  |  May 2, 2017
A missing local teenager has been added to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website.

Assistance sought in locating missing local teenager

  |  May 2, 2017
Richland County Children Services seeks assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old boy.

Richland County Children Services has two openings for caseworkers

  |  May 1, 2017
Richland County Children Services has two openings for caseworkers.

Foster parents, supporters donate and organize 'Go Bags' for children in need

  |  May 1, 2017
When a child comes into the care of Richland County Children Services, it's nice to have things that belong just to them.

RCCS to participate in Mansfield YMCA 'Healthy Kids Day'

  |  April 28, 2017
Richland County Children Services will participate on Saturday (April 29) in the annual Healthy Kids Day event at the Mansfield YMCA.

Annual Swim/Bike/Run another huge success for RCCS

  |  April 25, 2017
With 110 participants, Richland County Children Services concluded another successful 24-hour Swim/Bike/Run last weekend at the Mansfield YMCA.

City of Mansfield proclaims Child Abuse Prevention Month

  |  April 19, 2017
Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker issued a proclamation Tuesday evening designating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the city.

Richland County Children Services topic on WMFD's "Focus on North Central Ohio"

  |  April 18, 2017
Two Richland County Children Services employees joined Doug Theaker this week on WMFD-TV's "Focus on North Central Ohio" during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

RCCS seeks sponsors for annual calendar

  |  April 13, 2017
Richland County seeks monthly sponsors for its fourth-annual calendar, featuring artwork done by local third grade children.

Wear Blue Day Rally photo gallery posted

  |  April 13, 2017
Richland County Children Services has posted a photo gallery of images from our 2017 Wear Blue Day Rally at the Graham Auto Mall.

Wear Blue Day happens TODAY!!!

  |  April 12, 2017
Join Richland County Children Services in the annual WEAR BLUE DAY, a statewide event TODAY to create community awareness of the important issues of child abuse and neglect.

Child abuse prevention advocate to speak, sing at Wear Blue Day public rally

  |  April 11, 2017
Ontario resident Dan Keeton, who has traveled the world talking about child abuse and neglect, will speak on Wednesday during the Wear Blue Day public rally at Graham Automall on West Fourth Street.

RCCS participates in WMFD-TV's "Focus on North Central Ohio" program

  |  April 10, 2017
Child abuse prevention month was the topic as two Richland County Children Services employees were interviewed Monday during a taping of WMFD-TV's "Focus on North Central Ohio" program.

City of Ontario proclaims Child Abuse Prevention Month

  |  April 6, 2017
Ontario Mayor Randy Hutchinson on Wednesday evening issued a proclamation designating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the city.

Mansfield Spanish Immersion School student wins agency billboard contest

  |  April 6, 2017
Micah McPeek, a third-grade student at the Mansfield Spanish Immersion School, won this year's Richland County Children Services billboard contest.

Richland County Commissioners proclaim April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

  |  April 4, 2017
The Richland County Board of Commissioners this morning issued a proclamation designating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the county.

Richland County Children Services has opening for a supervisor

  |  March 27, 2017
Richland County Children Services has an opening for a supervisor.

More than 250 entries judged in annual third-grade art contest

  |  March 22, 2017
MANSFIELD -- More than 250 entries were judged Wednesday by Richland County Children Services employees in the agency's fourth-annual billboard contest for local third-grade students.

RCCS looking for more foster homes, especially for teens

  |  March 15, 2017
Richland County Children Services is in need of additional foster homes, especially for teens.

Baby Box University coming to Richland County

  |  March 8, 2017
Ohio is set to become the second state in the U.S. to launch a universal program in which expecting and new parents can receive a free baby box by completing online parenting education.

2016 annual report added to agency website

  |  March 7, 2017
Richland County Children Services has posted its 2016 annual report to the agency website.

RCCS seeks requests for proposals for legal services for Kinship Caregivers

  |  November 16, 2016
Richland County Children Services is seeking proposals to furnish legal services for kinship caregivers. Deadline for submitting proposals is 4 p.m. on December 9, 2016. Proposals received after this time will not be considered.

New interview rooms at Mansfield hospital collaboration among RCCS and others

  |  November 2, 2016
A ribbon-cutting marked the opening Tuesday of new interview rooms at Ohio Health/Mansfield, a collaboration among Richland County Children Services, Ohio Health, the Richland County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement agencies.

Ohio Children's Hospitals develop new interventions to prevent repeat child abuse

  |  October 27, 2016
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association (OCHA) on Tuesday announced new interventions and findings that aim to reduce the occurrence of child abuse in infants six months and younger.