We are your family, your friends and your neighbors. We are the agency required by state law to investigate reports of child abuse and neglect in Trumbull County. We provide strength-based, solution-focused services, which strengthen and maintain family life.
Trumbull County Children Services, in partnership with families and the community, protects and advocates for children in crisis or at risk of abuse and neglect. The Agency assesses risk and builds on family strengths in seeking to maintain or reunite children with safe families. We perform this mandate with compassion, respect and professionalism.
Tim Schaffner Named Executive Director
At it’s 2012 November meeting, the Trumbull County Children Services Board appointed Timothy Schaffner as the agency’s executive director. Schaffner had served as interim director since April 18, 2012.
As a leader in behavioral health and residential care for children, Schaffner provides consultation and training for many educational, residential and child welfare facilities and brings a wealth of management and child mental health treatment experience to his role as executive director. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be named executive director of this great organization,” shared Schaffner. He says that the agency will continue to focus on ensuring that children thrive in a safe family environment. “Adoption and foster parent programs, as well, remain a priority in the county,” he continued. Schaffner served in the same position at Valley Counseling Services prior to joining Trumbull County Children Services, and from 1995 to 2006 served as Corporate Director/Corporate Clinical Executive for the Center for Behavioral Medicine at Forum Health.
Board of Directors
Sister Jean Orsuto
Atty. Thomas Carey
Trumbull County Children Services has retained accreditation status under the stringent standards established by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for child welfare programs. This means that Trumbull County Children Services continues to be one of only a few public child welfare agencies nationwide that is a fully accredited member of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA). During the accreditation process, the Council on Accreditation assesses all aspects of the Agency, including services, management and fiscal areas.