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Summit County Children Services’ Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting

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AKRON, Ohio – April 2012 –Summit County Children Services will hold a free Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting at the Northwest Akron Branch Library, 1720 Shatto Avenue, Akron, on Tuesday, April 24 from 6-8 p.m.

As of the end of February, 75 children in agency custody were waiting to be adopted – and of those, 61 were aged 12 and older. Area residents who attend the information meeting will learn more about foster care and adoption, including what and how long the process is, what kind of support is provided by the agency, and the costs involved with adopting a child. Agency staff will also share basic information about the children coming into care.

Guests will also view the agency's recruitment DVD that features children in permanent custody who are waiting to be adopted. This event is free and open to the entire community and reservations are not needed. For information, call (330) 379-1994 or visit

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