Guernsey County Children Services
Safety, Protection, and Permanency

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Our Mission:  "We strive to assure all children have an environment free of abuse and neglect, while assisting to preserve and empower families to provide for the safety, stability, and well-being of their children."
GCCS Achieved its FIRST EVER Accreditation Through the Council on Accreditation November 13, 2009.
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Community Vision:

We envision a proactive community where all service
systems work together to make services available for
families wanting and needing assistance.

Children in our community are allowed to be children;
laughing, playing, taking risks, making mistakes and being
permitted to do so.  Families feel confident, hopeful, safe,
and secure.

In our community all individuals’ needs are understood
and met and they develop to their fullest potential free from
prejudice and labels.

Safety and Permanency for all Children--
our hopes, our dreams, our goals.
"We are looking for a forever home for these children ..for more information click HERE...hope to hear from you soon!"
Guernsey County Children Services, 274 Highland Ave, Cambridge, Ohio 43725
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Working with Children Services
A Guide for Parents

This guide will help you understand what happens when Childrens Services gets a report that a child is not safe. The booklet includes information on:

What a Childrens Services worker does

Your rights and responsibilites as a parent

What steps a Childrens Services worker follows

How Childrens Services can help your family

When the Court gets involved

Words you might hear

                                 Click the star to view the Guide
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

                                                  Kickoff and Pinwheel Plant
   Refreshments will be provided
             April  1st  at 4:15 pm  
   at Guernsey County Childrens Services
               274 Highland Avenue

                 Come join us!!

  Wear Blue April 9th, 2014             Family Fun Day  April 26, 2014
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Pinwheels for Prevention

When:    March 12, 2014     4:30 – 6:30

Where:   Guernsey County Children Services
             274 Highland Ave. Cambridge

Sessions will be held on 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 and 4/9.

Register by calling Jamie at 740-439-3945 no later than March 10th.

When My Child is Unable
to Remain in My Care: 
What Happens Next?
A Guide for Parents

This Guide tells you what Children Services must do to ensure safety when children cannot remain at home.
It will tell you why the Juvenile Court gets  involved and
what you need to do for your child to come home.

This booklet contains information on:

  • Why your child is unable to remain in your home

  • Your rights and responsibilities while your child
is living somewhere else

  • What you need to do for your child to come home

  • What happens in court

  • Words you might hear

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