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Richland County Youth and Family Council

Welcome to Richland County Youth and Family Council!

Richland County is a supportive community where children and families achieve their fullest potential, build upon their strengths and fulfill their rights, responsibilities and needs.

The purpose of the Richland County Youth and Family Council is to provide leadership to assure an effective system of collaborative, coordinated and efficient community services which assist each family and child to meet their individual needs and responsibilities.

The Council embraces the values of Ohio’s commitments to child well-being, which are:


A.      Expectant parents and newborns thrive

B.      Infants and toddlers thrive

C.      Children are ready for school

D.      Children and youth succeed in school

E.       Youth choose healthy behaviors

F.       Youth successfully transition into adulthood