Passages Connecting Fathers and Families

 

 

Cuyahoga Office

3631 Perkins Avenue., Ste 4HE

Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: (216) 881-6776

Fax: (216) 881-7357

 

Portage Office

250 S. Prospect St.

Ravenna, OH 44266

Phone: (330) 296-3237
             (440) 323-6776

Fax: (330) 296-5999
Contact: Mycal Brown
Email: mycalbrown@passages-oh.org

Lorain Office
315 Middle Ave.

Elyria, OH 44035

Phone: (440) 323-6776

Fax:  (440) 323-6781
Contact: Jordan Wack
Email: jordanwack@passages-oh.org

 

 

Website: http://passages-oh.org/

Service Area: Cuyahoga, Lorain and Portage Counties

"Be the Dad your kids deserve!"

Program Information

Program Information


Passages, Inc., is a faith-based, nonprofit community organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life for children, fathers and mothers.  It provides self-improvement resources that inspire and empower individuals to lead the lives they most desire.

Mission:

To ensure that no child is without a nurturing, engaged and loving father and mother and that each parent fully grasps that the most important thing they will ever accomplish in life is rearing a child who understands his or her relationship with the world and has the ability to contribute in a positive way.

Services:

Passages provides services throughout Northeast Ohio.  Workforce training programs teach real-world job interviewing and work skills that allow fathers to pursue viable careers.  Passages collaborates with Edwinds Leadership and Restaurant Institute to provide six-month training opportunities for individuals interested in culinary arts.

Fatherhood enrichment classes are offered Mondays and Wednesdays.  Each class last for 90 minutes, and 12 classes are required for a certificate of completion. Classes teach the following:

  • Life Skills
  • Child Support
  • Employment
  • Parenting Skills
  • Legal Services

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Upcoming Events

The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. 

(ODJFS) OCF Commission Meeting 
Date: November 10, 2022 at 10:00 am – 12 noon
Location: Vern Riffe Building (Riffe)
77 S. High St. 19th Floor, Conference Room 1948
Columbus, OH  43215

The meeting will be IN-PERSON. Please allow time to find parking and going through the security checks at the Vern Riffe Building. Please bring your photo Identification.


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.