Erie County Children Services News and Notes

Want to become a Foster/Adopt Parent?
Click the link below for more information about our 2017 training schedule.
Updated Pre-Service Training Hours.

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Training Hours For Foster/Adopt Parents
We recently updated the Website with new training opportunities both in Erie and surrounding counties.
Click here for training information.

Recommended Immunizations Page
We've added a recommended immunization schedule for persons aged 0 through 18 years.
Click here for the Recommended Immunizations Page.

Normalcy and the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard
By now, you have probably heard the term “normalcy” used at your agency and workers may have mentioned the “Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard.” This brief guide explains these concepts and provides a beginning understanding of what it means to you as a foster caregiver.
Click here to read more.

Do you need a speaker?
The foster care and adoption unit is now scheduling speaking engagements with clubs and groups in the community to create a greater awareness of the need for foster care and adoption. Contact Chelsey Billman at 419-627-4484 for more information.