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It’s time for ‘the talk’ – discussing the birds and the bees with your teen

(Ohio) – It’s a conversation all parents dread, but it’s one that is inevitable.

Together We Rise – Resources for Foster Parents

Foster parents are critical partners in helping children transition to foster care and feel comfortable in the homes of their foster families. The Stark County JFS agency supports these foster parents and their relationships with the children placed in their care through offering training, resources, and continued assistance.

The best & worst states to raise a family – see where Ohio ranks

(Ohio) – Raising a healthy, stable family is an important priority for many, but is Ohio the ideal place to achieve that goal?

Together We Rise – Fostering With the Goal of Keeping Siblings Together

Currently, there is a great need for both foster and adoptive parents, and an even greater need for foster and adoptive parents who are willing to accept placement of sibling groups that can have a wide age range.

Local official earns seat at state table serving those with developmental disabilities

(Ohio) – For the first time in nearly three decades, a Tuscarawas County representative has earned a spot at the table.

Will your child be quarantined if a classmate has COVID?

(Ohio) – The Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine issued changes this week. Officials indicated the changes are the result of an evaluation of K-12 students and schools, which was conducted by the Ohio Schools COVID-19 Evaluation Team. DeWine has noted a goal for all schools to be back to in-person learning by …

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Senate blocks unanimous passage of $2,000 COVID-19 stimulus checks

(U.S.) On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnel (R-KY) objected to the passage of the aid requested by President Donald Trump.