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County Information 

Contact Children's Protective Services in Jackson County
U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts for Jackson County 

CTF Designated Local Council 

Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect of Jackson County 
Prevention Area Served: Jackson County
Grant Tier: 3 ($20,000)
Website: Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect of Jackson County 
606 Greenwood Place
Jackson, MI 49203
Phone: 517-788-4239

Coordinator: Travis Barnett

Some programs offered by Jackson County Local Council, include:

  1. Parenting Classes - Free for families with children aged birth to 5.
  2. Stewards of Children - Child sexual abuse prevention training for adults.
  3. Period of PURPLE Crying - For parents and caregivers of infants to prevent shaken baby syndrome.
  4. Truancy Prevention - Classes and assessmetns for parents and students, a collaboration with the Jackson Family Court.
  5. Informational Fairs and Community Events - Distribute child safety and parent education materials to the Jackson Community.
  6. Annual Professional Trainings - For social workers, teachers, and other professionals.
  7. Mandated reporter trainings - Offered in conjunction with the Department of Human Services - recognizing and reporting suspected maltreatment to Child Protective Services.


Direct Service Grants 

Family Service & Children's Aid
Prevention Area Served: Jackson County
Grant Period: FY20-FY23
Website: Family Service & Chldren's Aid

330 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49204-6128
Phone: 517-787-7920

Coordinator: Bob Powell

Project: To enhance the current parent education programming in order to meet parenting needs of the Jackson community, particularly by enhancing the abilities to meet the parenting needs of high-risk populations due to high stress, limited resources, and multiple trauma exposures. To increase awareness of the impact that trauma may have on families and to increase awareness of family strengths as a starting place for trauma services and parent education, in order to support the family and individual well-being, and reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect.