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Foster Parent News

Welcome to the new Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services, Foster Parent website! We are in the process of enhancing our services to foster parents and to the public in general. Currently, certified foster parents now have online access to monthly forms, which can be printed or completed online and e-mailed to the Agency. Training Dates for both certified foster parents, and those seeking certification are now available from this site as well. Questions and Answers (Q&A) and an Inquiry Form, to obtain information on becoming a certified foster parent is now available.

Children Services is located at 125 South 5th Street, Steubenville, Ohio in the Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services building. To reach Tracey Dailey, Adoption Assessor, call extension 1244. To reach Joan Dohnal, Foster Care Coordinator, call extension 1225. Please call us if you have any questions. Remember you can use the links located on the right side of the web page to contact us, via e-mail, with adoption questions or foster parenting questions. We will reply to your e-mail.

Please see the Training Dates tab for information on pre-service classes for those interested in becoming foster/adoptive parents and also continuing training dates for already certified/approved as foster/adoptive parents.

Call Joan at 740-282-0961, ext. 1225 for more details!