What We Do

Our Mission is to nurture abused and neglected children through collaboration, advocacy, treatment and prevention.

Our programs include Child Advocacy Center, Family Visitation Center and Anti - Human Trafficking Awareness.

The Children's Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Reporting Abuse


If you suspect a child is being abused, it should be reported to Medina County Job and Family Services (MCJFS) at



If a child is in immediate danger, please call 911.


The longer abuse continues, the greater the potential for serious and long-term emotional and psychological difficulties are for the child. 


January 11, 2020 - 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Human Trafficking Awareness 101
St. Francis-Xavier Catholic Church
606 E. Washington Street, Medina, Ohio
Email to register: humantrafficking@medinacountychildrenscenter.org or pjkipfstuhl@ccdocle.org

Human trafficking violates the sanctity, dignity, and fundamental rights of the human person. The United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons defines it as "the recruitment, transportation, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of force, fraud, or coercion . . . for the purpose of exploitation."  It happens here too! Find out what you can do. Due to the content, this program is for adults age 18 and over.

January 15, 2020 - 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Human Trafficking Awareness
Grace Church
4599 Burbank Road, Wooster, Ohio

Please join us as we talk about Human Trafficking. We will discuss what human trafficking is, the facts about human trafficking in the USA, as well as it's impact on Ohio. We will be joined by former FBI Agent and current CEO of RAHAB Ministries, Suzanne Lewis-Johnson; and Project STAR. There will be a survivor talking about their experience as well. This event is NOT directed towards children.

January 18, 2020 - 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Human Trafficking 101
Discover Church
1825 Reimer Road, Wadsworth, Ohio

January 23, 2020 - 7:00 PM
"Blind Eyes Opened: The Truth About Sex Trafficking in America" - Movie
Regal Montrose Movies at Market Square
or Cinemark Strongsville at Southpark Mall

January 25, 2020 - 9 AM-2 PM
Human Trafficking Happens Here Too! Tips and Tools
Akron-Summit County Library
60 S. High Street, Akron, Ohio

The Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking is hosting a public event to educate our communities!

February 27, 2020
11th Annual Ohio Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio

Senator Teresa Fedor, Senator Stephanie Kunze, and Representative Tavia Galonski are hosting the 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day. For more information, contact fedor@ohiosenate.gov

Your support is vital to continuing our mission to help children who have experienced child abuse.  Your monetary donation will make a difference in the lives of children by helping them heal from the trauma of abuse and neglect, addressing victim and caregiver needs for support, and educating the community to help ensure children in Medina County are safe and secure.

The Children's Center of Medina County is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 

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The Children's Center is located at 724 E. Smith Road, Medina, Ohio 44256

Phone: 330.764.8891

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