Public Children Services Association of Ohio State Program Helping Kids With Addicted Parents Is Expanding By Jim Letizia • Oct 31, 2019 osatg.org A program that helps Ohio families struggling with addiction is expanding. Governor Unveils First Budget, With Priority On Kids And No Tax Hikes - Or Cuts By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 15, 2019 Karen Kasler March 15 was the deadline for Governor Mike DeWine to release his two-year budget. DeWine Recommends Funding Boost For Children Services By Associated Press • Mar 8, 2019 Ohio Public Radio Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has recommended a 74 million dollar annual increase in state funding for family and children services as part of his proposed two-year state budget. Opioid Crisis Forcing Even More Ohio Kids Into Foster Care By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 22, 2017 The Public Children Services Association of Ohio says the opioid crisis is overwhelming the foster care system as more children are removed from the homes of addicted parents. Pilot Program Designed To Help Kids With Addicted Parents By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 23, 2017 Ohio Public Radio Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is announcing a program to help families hurt by parents' addiction to opioids. Children Services Agencies Say State Budget Lacks Sufficient Funding To Handle Greater Caseload By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 13, 2017 In the last seven years, the number of Ohio kids taken into custody by children services agencies rose by nearly 20 percent. Opioid Crisis Forcing More Ohio Kids Into Foster Care By Associated Press • Sep 21, 2016 Child welfare advocates say more children are put into foster care amid the state's opioid crisis, but funding for children services agencies falls short.