Welcome to NWORTC!
The Northwest Ohio Regional Training Center
(NWORTC) is housed
at Lucas County Children
Services in Toledo, Ohio. Part of the Ohio Child
Training Program, the NWORTC is committed to
quality culturally-responsive, family-
centered, job-related training for child
foster parents in the sixteen counties served by the
The NWORTC proudly services child welfare staff and foster parents in the counties of Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot.
In cooperation with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), the Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO), and the Institute for Human Services (IHS), the staff of NWORTC has provided competency-based training since 1986.
Please visit our current staff training and foster parent training calendars, and be sure to contact us with any questions.
Interested in participating in the OCWTP coaching program? Coaching request forms are available below. RTC staff will contact you with additional information upon receipt.
Caseworker Coaching Request
Caregiver Coaching Request
Supervisor Coaching Request
Assessor Coaching Request