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:
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
Corrections representative from jail or community corrections located in the county
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.
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
Prison Resource Guide
Fatherhood Well-Being Screening Tool
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
Relink.org - Anonymously find available resources for addiction recovery, human trafficking, and incarceration reentry services in your local area
"Family Children First" - Find Your County FCFC (ohio.gov)
Ohio Family and Children First > Contact Us