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Children Services awards 2017 ‘Champions for Children’

 

Summit County Children Services, with support of its Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC), recently hosted the 8th Annual Community Appreciation Breakfast to recognize and thank volunteers, businesses, organizations and community leaders for their support of Summit County Children Services and the children and families in Summit County.  The slogan for this year’s Child and Family Awareness Month was “A Family is the Sunshine in My Day.”

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Children services offers free training sessions on recognizing child abuse and neglect

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State law requires that preschools and day care centers have a person trained in child abuse recognition and prevention on staff at all times. To help area child care providers fulfill this requirement, Summit County Children Services (SCCS) is once again offering area child care employees free trainings in child abuse and neglect recognition and prevention.

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Summit County Children Services School Supplies Program Receives Support from ‘Youngest Donor Ever’

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Little Maya Burke may not even be one year old yet, but she’s already made a grown-up impact on the lives of many children in the care of Summit County Children Services.

To celebrate their recent adoption of Maya through Summit County Children Services, her parents Amanda and Vanessa Burke decided to have a party for family and friends to meet and celebrate Maya. They called it Maya’s ‘Gotcha Day.’  And instead of toys for Maya, they asked their guests to bring school supplies – which would be donated to Children Services’ annual School Supplies Program which helps hundreds of children in agency care get a solid start to the new school year.

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Summit County Children Services’ Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) Announces 2016 “Duvall Award” and “Champions for Children” Winners

 

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Summit County Children Services’ Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) recently hosted its 7th Annual Community Appreciation Breakfast to recognize and thank volunteers, businesses, organizations and community leaders – as well as families served by the agency – for their support of children and families.

The Duvall Awards, established in 2008 through a partnership of Summit County Children Services, the Akron Police Department and Akron Children’s Hospital, honor the memory of the late Lt. John “Ed” Duvall, Jr. – who, while with the Akron Police Department, was both relentless in his investigations of child abuse cases and deeply committed to speaking out about child abuse prevention. Continue reading