For the first time, OCF will be offering several trainings on evidence-based fatherhood curricula free of charge to Ohio fatherhood practitioners! Interested organizations simply have to purchase the curriculum kits prior to the training. Registration is required and space is limited. Reserve your space today by clicking on the links below.
24/7 Dads training by Erik Vecere, October 28 and 29
On My Shoulders training by Calvin Williams, November 13, 14 and 15
Please note that these are multi-day trainings and participants must attend all days in order to receive a curriculum certification. All trainings will take place at Ohio University's Dublin campus at 6805 Bobcat Way, 43016.
Mark your calendars and save the date for the next Ohio Fatherhood Summit. It will take place in Columbus on May 20 & 21, 2020. Click on the link to view the flyer. More information will be provided via our e-newsletters as the date draws near.
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) has awarded grants to five Ohio organizations. Each organization will receive $260,000 over the next two fiscal years:
Click on the link to read the ODJFS Press Release.
October 28 and 29: Free curriculum training on 24/7 Dads
November 13-15: Free curriculum training on On My Shoulders
2019 Commission Meeting Dates: Feb.14, May 9, July 11, Sept. 12, and Nov. 14.
All of the commission meetings are from 10AM to noon in the Riffe Tower in downtown Columbus. If you would like to attend a commission meeting, please contact Terri Simons at 614-752-0182. Click the highlighted text to learn more about the commission meetings.
Reforming Child Support to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families, June 2019
Supporting the Fatherhood Journey: Finding from the Parents and Children Together (PACT) Evaluation
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED) Impact Report
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Promoting Responsible Fatherhood
AdCouncil Fatherhood PSAs
Region V Fatherhood Webinars
National Fatherhood Initiative
National Center for Fathering
Kids Count Data
Grant Writing Webinar (Power Point Slides)
Infant Vitality Toolkit for Fathers
Ohio County Services
Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF)
Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality
Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
Ohio Putative Father Registry
Ohio Strong Babies
Start Talking Ohio