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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.


MCCS 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.


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.

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


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.


Dantae is a little over one year old!  He is working on walking independently and on talking! He attends daycare and is said to interact positively with peers.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


Tanner longs to live with an adoptive family. He needs a patient family who can help him through his teenage years, to prepare him for adulthood. Tanner is funny, insightful and fun to be with.

K’Amira, K’Alia & K’myra

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.


Syncere is a bright, articulate young man who is entering 9th grade and does well academically.  He enjoys sports, especially football.  His room is decorated in black and yellow which exemplifies his admiration for the Pittsburgh Steelers!