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Child Focus has two great fundraising events to celebrate its 40th Anniversary this year.  The Encourage the Heart Dinner is August 4 and The Charity Golf Classic is November 3.  Child Focus encourages the heart of the most vulnerable children in our community.  More

Help Us Celebrate 40 Years!

Child Focus, Inc. will be celebrating its 40th year serving the community in 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

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


Two Good Events for One Great Cause

Child Focus has two great fundraising events to celebrate its 40th Anniversary this year.  The Encourage ...Read More

Child Focus Helps Reds Rookie Success League

The Reds Rookie Success League of Clermont County hosted its sixth year of the program in 2017 and was held ...Read More

Highest Level of Accreditation Received

Child Focus, Inc. received the highest level of Three-Year Accreditation from CARF International, an ...Read More

Volunteers Beautify Early Childhood Courtyard

Volunteers from Harmony UU church in Maineville took time on Saturday morning to beautify the courtyard for ...Read More

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma is a near universal experience of individuals with behavioral health problems. According to the U.S. ...Read More

Friday, Aug 4, 2017

The Encourage the Heart Dinner is at Holiday Inn Eastgate on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6-9pm. ...See More

Monday, Aug 14, 2017

Power Struggles: How to Avoid Them & What to Do If You are in One: This training will provide information ...See More

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Strategies for Blended Families Workshops: Every Thursday from August 29-October 3, 2017 Discounted ...See More

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

Fee: FREE $10.00 FEE for 3.0 CEUs. This training will help early childhood and other professionals examine ...See More

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Flip It: Four Supportive Steps to Help Young Children Identify Their Feelings, Learn Healthy Self-Control and ...See More

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017

I am NOT a runner, but I AM passionate about supporting the emotional wellness of children!  Join me in ...See More

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