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

Fax: (330) 296-5999
williamliber@passages.org
 

Lorain Office
401 Broad Street

Suite 305

Elyria, OH 44035

Phone: (440) 323-6776

Fax:  (440) 323-6781

 

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, September 10, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. It will be a Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting..

Please click here to join the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood Meeting for Thursday, September 10, 2020 Commissioners’ Meeting.

2020 Commission Meeting Dates:  Feb.13,  July 9, Sept. 10, and Nov. 12.  

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
Want to know more about the OCF Commission Meetings? Click on the highlighted text to learn more. Please e-mail Terri.Simons@jfs.ohio.gov if you have any questions.

Free Curriculum Training:  The Free Love Notes 3.0 Curriculum Training (Virtual 5 half-day trainings) scheduled for August 17-21 is full.