The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood
Ohio County Fatherhood Initiative
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The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood is a state-wide commission housed within the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of Ohio's children by providing opportunities for fathers to become better parents, partners and providers. Please explore our website to learn more about how we do this.


Stark Child Support Warrant Amnesty Day - Monday, September 22, 2014

Dozens of people flock to Canton church for Child Support Warrant Amnesty Day


By Bobby Jones


CANTON, Ohio - In conjunction with Child Support Awareness Month, Stark County Job and Family Services teamed up with local agencies for an amnesty day at a Canton Church on Thursday. Read More>>>

Fathers' Walk draws hundreds to CMSD schools - Friday, September 19, 2014


Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) NEWS BUREAU


Fathers from across the city (as well as grandfathers, uncles, brothers and caregivers, both male and female) took to the streets and sidewalks Thursday morning to walk Cleveland Metropolitan School District scholars to their schools. Read More>>>

OCF Chairman and State Senator Bill Beagle - Monday, September 15, 2014

State Senator Bill Beagle is a proud father of three who is serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, representing all or part of Darke, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties. The Ohio Senate president appointed him to serve on the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) in 2011, and in 2012, he was elected chairman. However, Senator Beagle has been passionate about fatherhood since long before that. A former stay-at-home dad, he once founded a stay-at-home dad's group in the Dayton area. We asked him to share his thoughts about fatherhood, and his devotion to his children and to OCF came through loud and clear.To read his responses, click here>>>




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