Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Ohio

Date:

Statutes

Website for Statutes:

https://codes.ohio.gov/ohio-revised-code

Citations:

  • Adoption: title XXXI, chapter 3107
  • Child protection: title XXI, chapter 2151 (§§ 2151.03 through 2151.05, 2151.141, 2151.28, 2151.33, 2151.331, 2151.35, 2151.352, 2151.353, 2151.3515 through 2151.3535, 2151.421, 2151.425 through 2151.429)
  • Child welfare: title XXI, chapter 2151 (§§ 2151.28, 2151.281, 2151.38 through 2151.424, 2151.55 through 2151.553, 2151.86); title LI, chapter 5103
  • Guardianship: title LI, chapter 5101 (§§ 5101.802, 5101.85 through 5101.856)
  • Youth services: title XXI, chapter 2151 (§§ 2151.45 through 2151.455, 2151.81 through 2151.84
  • Indian child welfare: title XXXI, chapter 3127 (§ 3127.03)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://codes.ohio.gov/ohio-administrative-code/5101:2

Notes:

For the Ohio Indian Child Welfare Act, see chapter 5101:2-53. For extended foster services, see chapter 5101:2-50.

Website for Agency Policies:

http://jfs.ohio.gov/ocf/policies.stm

Other Resources

Ohio Rules of Court