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Mahoning County Children Services is the county’s single agency empowered to provide public care and services to children as set forth in Chapter 5153 of the Ohio Revised Code. Our mission: Mahoning County Children Services, in partnership with the community, is committed to being the leader in protecting children while helping preserve families.


Mahoning County Children Services’ Adoption Unit strives to secure a permanent family for children and youth awaiting adoption, and to improve the well-being and functioning of adoptive families, and adopted children.

Mike’al – Matched to a Family

Mike’al is a medically fragile child and has been in custody since 2003. She requires all care and needs to be met for her due to her illness. She communicates with facial expressions and hand movements.

K’Amira, K’Alia & K’myra – Matched to a Family

This sibling group of three are full of fun & energy! They were tragically separated, but are happily reunited! They are bonded and attached to each other and their caregiver, who has expressed commitment to provide them with legal permanency.

Sir Lee

Sir is a very healthy, happy and active four year-old boy. He loves to laugh and is a very friendly and well versed child. 


La’Myia is soon to be four years old! She is a very sweet and active little girl. She enjoys playing outside, jumping on the trampoline, and being social.


Jackson is a sweet boy who is in pre-school.  He loves the Hulk and Spiderman.  He enjoys watching Paw Patrol and  playing with all toys!


T’shombe is an energetic child, who likes being the center of attention. He has a great sense of humor and is a fierce competitor on and off the court. He enjoys playing football and...


Christian is seven years old. He is a good student, excels in math and enjoys reading. He is described as a leader among his peers and likes to be social

Aaliyah – Matched to a Family

Aaliyah is a sweet developmentally on target child. She is usually happy and giggles often!  Aaliyah loves books, toys that light up, and exploring new things.


Lanaya is a happy, healthy, soon to be two-year old girl. She has met all developmental milestones, but has limited verbal skills at this time. She shies away when first meeting someone but soon warms up.

Krystal – Matched to a Family

Krystal is a sweet young lady in need of a home. She enjoys doing typical teen things such as hanging around with friends and being on her phone.


Aniya is a very pleasant and out spoken young lady at times. Aniya can have great insight. She is very independent and extremely opinionated


Willie is an active teen who loves being outdoors.  He enjoys playing basketball, video games and bike riding.
Although Willie doesn’t like school much, he’s a bright young man and gets A’s and B’s on his report card.

Kevin – Matched To A Family

Kevin -Matched to a Family
Kevin is a toddler who is developmentally on target.  He is healthy overall—has had a few ear infections and pneumonia  a few months ago and has seasonal allergies.

Luke – Matched to a Family

Luke is an extremely sweet and adorable toddler. He has some reported developmental concerns from the current caregivers.


Logan is a 7 year old who loves attention and positive affirmations. He is very smart, active, and enjoys playing outside. This little guy has high hopes of getting a power wheel for his birthday.

Ja’Cary and Larry

Wanted: A family who can give Larry & Ja’Cary the attention, acceptance and affection that they need. A family who can teach the boys at their levels, in spite of their delays


Sebastian is a strikingly handsome, happy, healthy and active four year old boy.