Are We in Your School?

"IF WE DON'T DO IT, THEN WHO WILL?"

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

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR FAMILIES!

FII is launching in Cincinnati, investing in families so they can improve their financial stability and mobility.  Child Focus is hosting an FII training in 3 locations on October 12 from 6pm-7:30pm.   More

ARE WE IN YOUR SCHOOL?

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

2 GOOD EVENTS FOR 1 GREAT CAUSE

Child Focus has two great fundraising events to celebrate its 40th Anniversary this year.  The Encourage the Heart Dinner was 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. 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

CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC NOV. 3

Child Focus is in need of facility upgrades, such as furniture and equipment which play an important role in creating an effective, safe and therapeutic environment.To help us with the goal of maintaining effective, safe and therapeutic environments for the children, families and adults we serve please join us for a fun day of golf.  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

TELL US HOW WE'RE DOING

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

REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR HEAD START 17/18

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

FOSTER PARENT TALKS ADOPTION & IMPACT OF HEROIN ON FOSTER CARE

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

IT'S ABOUT INNOVATION

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

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Chevy Buses & Ford Hot Shot Truck for Auction

The following will be sold to the highest bidder:  (1)    Chevy bus, 1996, 30 ...Read More

September 2017 Staff Above & Beyond

Congratulations to all!  The winners for the drawing for this month are Donna Burch, Sheri Horsley, ...Read More

Giving Tree Sponsors Needed for the Holidays!

Giving Tree Sponsor Companies and Individuals are needed for a Giving Tree Child or Family this year! Items ...Read More

Amazing Opportunity for Families Oct. 12

Cincinnati is in the midst of an exciting revitalization. Yet one in three Cincinnatians struggle with ...Read More

Partnerships are Key Between Jail and Mental Health Community

Partnerships are crucial when it comes to dealing with mental health issues among inmates at the County Jail, ...Read More

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Adult resiliency is key when supporting young children.  Participants will understand how our own ...See More

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Toxic Stress to Safe Zone: Understanding trauma-informed care & responding to trauma’s impact on ...See More

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

The Charity Golf Classic is at The Golf Club at Legendary Run on Friday, November 3, 2017 with the range ...See More

Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Ohio is one of the top 5 states in the country with deaths related to drug overdose.  As a result many ...See 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 8, 2017

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

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