Ohio County Fatherhood Initiative Participation Form

By completing this Ohio County Fatherhood Mobilization Initiative (OCFMI) Interest form, the applicant is advising the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) that you have an interest in hearing more about how you can participate in the OCFMI.  OCF will respond to your submission by contacting you via e-mail.  The number of participating counties will be based upon available resources. 

If you have the names of the leadership team, please provide the names in the spaces below.  

Please Note: It is not necessary to have all the names of the leadership team in order to submit this application. 

The applicant is aware of the following requirements:

  • To participate in community mobilization trainings
  • To complete on-line surveys and assessments
  • To participate in the "Community Conversation"
  • To complete a Fatherhood Action Plan for your county

OCFI Interest Form

  • Person Submitting Form

  • Identify Team Members, County Commissioner or State Representative

  • Juvenile and/or Domestic Relations Judge

  • Director of Child Support

  • Director of Child Welfare

  • Faith Based Organization or/and Local Business Leader

  • Community Father

  • Corrections representative from jail or community corrections located in the county

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Upcoming Events

The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. It will be a virtual Zoom Webinar. The audience is encouraged to utilize the chat Q&A to interact with the Commissioners, guest speaker(s), and the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) staff. 
Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81763981193?pwd=TmhYMEY1eFgxWTNEZTZIbnBPRFlsdz09
Passcode: 813187
Webinar ID: 817 6398 1193
The phone # +1 301 715 8592

Please click here to join the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022 Commissioners’ Meeting.
If you would like to listen to the recordings or see presentations from the previous Commission Meetings, please click here

Please Note: We are unable to provide technical assistance during meetings. 

2022 Commission Meeting Dates:    Feb. 10, May 12, July 14, Sept. 8 and Nov. 10. 

If you would like to attend a commission meeting or if you have any questions, please contact Terri Simons via e-mail at Terri.Simons@jfs.ohio.gov

If you need to speak to someone over the phone, please contact Executive Director Kimberly Dent at 614-752-0583.