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, February 10, 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. 

Please click here to join the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Thursday, February 10, 2022 Commissioners’ Meeting.
You may also call using 1-301-715-8592,,97669136086#.

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, please contact Terri Simons at 614-752-0182 or e-mail Terri.Simons@jfs.ohio.gov if you have any questions.