The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood is housed within the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of Ohio's children by providing opportunities for fathers to become better parents, partners and providers. Please explore our website to learn more about how we do this.
OCF 2020 Annual Report
We are pleased to share with you our state fiscal year (SFY) 2020 annual report. Our six grantees used a
Web-based case management system called “Efforts to Outcomes.” This allowed them to enter the data directly and immediately, increasing transparency, accountability and making it easier to analyze results.
Fatherhood RFGA Released
Three Fathers complete “The Father Within Parenting Workshop,” offered by Richland County Children Services and led by Carlos
Talbert House’s Fatherhood Project
“June is Responsible Fatherhood Month” sponsored by Family & Children’s First Council of Huron County.
Please click here to read the information from the Columbus Public Health.
Final Fatherhood Fundamentals Card
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) has awarded grants to five Ohio organizations. Each organization will receive $260,000 over the next two fiscal years:
Click on the link to read the ODJFS Press Release.
The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 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 scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 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 Terri.Simons@jfs.ohio.gov if you have any questions.
(BBOO) Building Bridges of Opportunity Community Experience Flyer
Reforming Child Support to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families, June 2019
Supporting the Fatherhood Journey: Finding from the Parents and Children Together (PACT) Evaluation
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED) Impact Report
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Promoting Responsible Fatherhood
AdCouncil Fatherhood PSAs
Region V Fatherhood Webinars
National Fatherhood Initiative
National Center for Fathering
Kids Count Data
Grant Writing Webinar (Power Point Slides)
Infant Vitality Toolkit for Fathers
Ohio County Services
Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF)
Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality
Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
Ohio Putative Father Registry
Ohio Strong Babies
Start Talking Ohio
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