Ohio County Fatherhood Initiative Participation Form

By completing this Ohio County Fatherhood Mobilization Initiative (OCFMI) Interest form, the applicant is advising the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) that you have an interest in hearing more about how you can participate in the OCFMI.  OCF will respond to your submission by contacting you via e-mail.  The number of participating counties will be based upon available resources. 

If you have the names of the leadership team, please provide the names in the spaces below.  

Please Note: It is not necessary to have all the names of the leadership team in order to submit this application. 

The applicant is aware of the following requirements:

  • To participate in community mobilization trainings
  • To complete on-line surveys and assessments
  • To participate in the "Community Conversation"
  • To complete a Fatherhood Action Plan for your county

OCFI Interest Form

  • Person Submitting Form

  • Identify Team Members, County Commissioner or State Representative

  • Juvenile and/or Domestic Relations Judge

  • Director of Child Support

  • Director of Child Welfare

  • Faith Based Organization or/and Local Business Leader

  • Community Father

  • Corrections representative from jail or community corrections located in the county

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Upcoming Events

FREE Tour at the National Museum of the USAF in Dayton
Saturday December 3, 2022
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Please view the Flyer for more information.

Father2Father Program Flyer

The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. 

(ODJFS) OCF Commission Meeting 
Date: February 9, 2023 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.
The public may attend the meeting virtually by clicking here for the Zoom Webinar.


2023 Commission Meeting Dates:    Feb. 9,  May 11,  July 13,  Sept. 14 and Nov. 9.

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.