The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood
OCF-Funded Fatherhood Programs
Map of Counties Served
Are You Ready to be a Dad?
10 Ways a Father-2-Be Can Help
100 Free Things to do with Your Child
The Cost of Father Absence
10 Free Ways to be a Good Dad
10 Child Support Facts for Fathers
Office of Child Support Phone:
What you should know about Domestic Violence
First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child's Developing Brain
Ohio Domestic Violence Network 800-934-9840
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 (TTY 800-787-3224)
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline 866-331-9474 (TTY 866-331-8453)
Am I a Dad?
Putative Father Registry
Putative Father Registry Brochure
brochure PDF, JFS 08079, Paternity and Acknowledgment of Paternity Affidavit
Ohio's Guide for Parents Living Apart
Fairfield County Co-Parenting Guide
Tips from a Father in Prison
Sesame Street in Communities- Incarceration
Certificate of Qualification for Employment
Certificate of Qualification for Employment - FAQ for Employers
Infant Vitality Toolkit for Fathers
Our Babies Count Fact Sheet
Moms2B - For Dads, too!
Ohio Dept. of Health website
Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services Dads Matter Evaluation
The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m.
(ODJFS) OCF Commission Meeting
Date: November 10, 2022 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.
2022 Commission Meeting Dates: Feb. 10, May 12, July 14, Sept. 8 and Nov. 10.
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)
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