Starts Within Organization

Location: Richland County

Phone: (614) 741-6748



Contact: Ebony Taylor

Program Information

Founded in 2011 the mission of the Starts Within Organization is to significantly decrease the recidivism rate by addressing reentry barriers from a first-hand perspective. We provide education and mentoring initiatives that address finance, parenting, relationships, inter-personal skills, workforce development and entrepreneurship to aide in a realized and sustained transition.

Before change can be seen externally, an individual’s value must be increased internally resulting in a truly restored citizen that benefits communities, economies, and other societal structures.

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Upcoming Events

The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 10:00 am. – 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, November 12, 2020 Commissioners’ Meeting.

2021 Commission Meeting Dates:    Feb. 11, May 13, July 8, Sept. 9 and Nov. 18.  

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 if you have any questions.

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Free Curriculum Training:

The InsideOut Dad Curriculum Training (Virtual 2 Day trainings) scheduled for October 14-15, 2020. Please click on eNewsletter for more information.