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Help Us Celebrate 40 Years!

Child Focus, Inc. celebrated its 40th year serving the community on August 4, 2017. As we reflect upon our past, present and future we want to not only continue our mission of service but find new and better ways to improve the quality of life in our community.  More


Foster parents are the everyday heroes who give children the gift of safety, security, stability, nurturing and normalcy during a traumatic time in their life.  We have AMAZING foster parents but we do not have enough of them.  There has been a 45% increase in Hamilton County foster care placements in the last five years.  More

My Feelings are a Work of Art

Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board and several community agencies and schools are participating in the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day initiative, My Feelings Are a Work of Art, throughout the month of May.  More


Community Mental Health Services are provided in the school setting to meet students in an environment that is natural, minimizing the stigma associated with mental health service and to minimize the barrier of transportation that often prevents youth from receiving the services they need.  More


Providing quality mental health services is a strategic priority for Child Focus, Inc. and intended to help determine needs and any potential gaps in services to improve our organization. As a parent, caregiver, youth, adult or referral source, your input on this short survey is valued. Survey responses are confidential and HIPAA compliant.  Click here

Ready for Kindergarten

Children who are ready for Kindergarten have a greater chance of success in school.  Child Focus receives funding from United Way for three programs: Mental Health in Early Childhood, Bilingual Preschool and Learning Bridge Programs. All programs focus on preparing children for success in Kindergarten, school and life.  More


Help your child get ready for school. Head Start children in Clermont County may attend a preschool classroom where they learn skills they will need to succeed in school or participate in the home visitation program where Home Visitors assist families in creating nurturing, healthy environments for their children.   More


The subject moved Mauri Sutter to well up with a few tears today as she reflected on her family's decision to foster a child, then adopt her as their own.  Roxanne was 9 when Mauri and Jim started fostering her.  More


Jim Carter finds a way. Innovation can take a lot of different forms, although the definition of the word embodies what Jim Carter has done with the scope of programming at Child Focus: He and his team are constantly seeking new ideas, methods and interventions.  More

Why I'm a Foster Parent

Consider becoming a foster parent…the children of our community need us. On any normal day, my mind immediately goes to the kids. What time to I get them on the bus, is there a test at school, what time is that doctor appointment and how many kids will I have to take with me? Is it the dentist, the doctor or the speech therapist today?  More


Scarf & Hat Harvest Event

Child Focus Harvest Event:  This will be our LAST Making the Difference with Scarves event.  Hand ...Read More

October 2017 Staff Above & Beyond

Congratulations to staff! Christine Kiger: Christine is always very helpful to me. She is always ...Read More

Child Focus Team Walks for AFSP

Child Focus Community Mental Health staff at the Out of the Darkness Walk in Cincinnati- proof that when ...Read More

Sensory Santa

Some of you are wondering what a Sensory Santa is.   There are many children who want to meet Santa ...Read More

Cincinnati Financial Corp. Donates Birthday Bags

Cincinnati Financial Corporation donated 75 birthday bags for kids in Child Focus programs as part of their ...Read More

Monday, Nov 20, 2017

This is a training designed for professionals working with children ages 0-6 to learn about the developmental ...See More

Friday, Dec 1, 2017

This workshop meets the Supervision requirement set by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and ...See More

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017

Channel 9 WCPO and Child Focus are accepting new toys for needy children at the Kroger on Eastgate ...See More

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)– Infant/Toddler & Preschool Program 0-5 for ECMH ...See More

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)– Infant/Toddler & Preschool Program 0-5 for ECMH ...See More

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Food, DJ, Crafts and a Visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus!  Great family fun!  Secure online ...See More

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