Ashtabula County Family & Children First Council - Promoting healthy children, strong families and thriving communities.
Ashtabula County Family & Children First Council (ACFCFC) is a partnership of local government, service providers, educators and community members dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and families in Ashtabula County by building community capacity, coordinating systems and services, and engaging families.
Since 1993, Council has provided the framework for county agencies to coordinate collaborative efforts and take a proactive approach to sharing information, discussing areas of concern that impact both families and services, and developing community solutions to identified issues.
What's New?

Help raise awareness and learn more about what you can do to prevent child abuse and neglect in our community....

  • Check out the display from the April 3 Pinwheels Planting Ceremony in front of the Ashtabula County Courthouse in Jefferson.  Learn more about Pinwheels for Prevention and how the pinwheel became the national symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention.

  • REGISTRATION IS CLOSED for April 9 luncheon & human trafficking training.  Training handouts and continuing education credit approvals can be found here.
  • April 9 is WEAR BLUE TO WORK DAY. Whether or not you are able to join us for the "It Takes A Community" luncheon or Human Trafficking training that day, wear blue to mark the occasion.  Help Raise Awareness-- Child Abuse is Preventable

2 great workshops sponsored by the Ashtabula County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board:
  • Ethics in the Workplace
  • Conducting & Conveying Performance Evaluations
Click HERE for more information and registration details

United Way of Ashtabula County is looking for volunteers to help them decide how United Way campaign pledges will be used.   About 50 Community Investment Committee volunteers are needed this year-- a great opportunity to learn about the needs in our community and the work being done to meet those needs.  United Way funds support Ashtabula County's children and families.  Come be part of the solution! Learn more about it HERE