Muskingum County Children Services – Zanesville, Ohio

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2015 Millennium Miracle Maker Award

Muskingum County is a truly wonderful, caring community and a great place to live, work, and play. However, there are children and families in our community that desperately need the services of our agency.

Muskingum County Adult and Child Protective Services 2015 Millennium Miracle Maker Award

Recipient David Boyer, Executive Director of MCACPS presents the 2015 Millennium Miracle Maker Award to Beth Burton, of JFS for supporting and creating miracles for children.

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Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration Picture Gallery

Click here to view pictures from The Avondale Youth Center Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration.

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A Message from the Director

"A man or woman never stands so tall as when they stoop to help a child!"

I absolutely love the aforementioned simple, yet powerful statement.  There is no more important duty or role of government than protecting our children from harm. We must provide for the safety of our most vulnerable citizens, children, and truly, failure is not an option.  We must succeed and we must succeed gloriously.  The challenges are daunting and the work is difficult. However, the rewards of great public servants creating hope where there was once only despair and creating function where there was once only dysfunction are immense.

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Muskingum County Children Services
205 North 7th Street • Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 455-6710

Avondale Youth Center
4155 Roseville Road • Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 849-2344