Wayne County Family Advisory Committee works with Community Partners to host Community Conversations, Information Fairs and other Events. Please check back frequently for updates-- and follow us on Facebook.

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Kids & Tech

Our Family Advisory Committee has teamed up with Anazao Community Partners to bring you a community conversation about how to navigate the labyrinth of today’s technology— Positive use of tech, Alternatives to screen time and Recognizing problematic usage. NOVEMBER 7, 2019 AT 6:30 PM (Wayne County Public Library in Wooster). FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR UPDATES! Download the flyer here.

Understanding and Writing an IEP

On November 14 from 9:30 until Noon, Wayne FCFC is joining forces with State Support Team 9 to bring a training for parents and Professionals about IEPs. During this free training, participants will gain an understanding of the IEP components and the documentation necessary to develop an IEP. Discussion will focus on who is required to be involved in the development of the IEP and what the parent and school roles are in the process. Each section of the IEP will be reviewed and an explanation of what information is required by IDEA 2004 and what needs to be recorded in the various IEP sections. Registration is required. Participants may register through Deb Bates by emailing debbie.bates@email.sparcc.org or by calling 330-492-8136 Ext. 1552 and leaving a voicemail. Download the flyer here.

Wayne County Family & Children First Council Meetings

The community gathers every other month, on the first Monday at 9:35, Wayne County Public Library in Wooster to share what is happening at child and family serving agencies. The public is welcome! Materials (Agendas, Minutes, etc.) for our meetings can be viewed at the Committee tab of this website.

October 7, 2019

December 2, 2019

Upcoming Council Committee Meetings:

 Bi-Monthly Council Meetings @ WCPL           Resource Management @ MHRB

October 7, 2019                                        September 24, 2019 10:00 AM

First Monday of even months (Feb, April, June…)                         Last Tuesday of odd months (Jan, March, May…)


Prenatal to Five Committee @ WCPL                  Planning Committee @ MHRB

September 11, 2019 9:35 AM                                                         September 16, 2019 8:30 AM

2nd Wednesday of odd months (Jan, Mar, May…)                        (as needed)                                                          


Executive Committee @ MHRB                           Communications & Development @ MHRB

September 24,2019 Directly after RGM        

Last Tuesday of odd months (Jan, March, May…)                        (as needed)


Family Advisory CommitteE @ TBD                    Public Policy Committee @ MHRB                   

Contact ehawkins@waynefcfc.org for more information.                  

(as needed)                (as needed)

Past Events:

Touch-a-Truck, September 21, 2019 FCFC in Partnership with Wayne County Public Library, Wooster

Week of the Young Child Celebration, FCFC Family Advisory Committee with help from Kiwanis, Girl Scouts and Community Volunteers, March 17, 2019

Volunteering at Wayne County Children Services, FCFC Family Advisory Committee on January 15, 2019

Under Construction: Tips for Parenting Adolescents, A Community Conversation on November 1, 2018

Creston Back to School Fair, School Supplies and Agency Fair, August 11, 2018 

ABC: Anxiety, Bullying and Children, A Community Conversation on May 3, 2018. Click here to read more about this event.