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Volume 3 Issue 1                                                                                                                                   January/2012                                                                                                                 
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Happy New Year
OCF Awards Funding
Building Assets for Fathers and Families
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Happy 2012 from the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood 


Greetings from the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood.  We have much to report in the new year. 
This e-newsletter keeps the community informed about the Commission's efforts to help fathers become better parents, partners and providers.  


Please check www.fatherhood.ohio.gov often

for information about what's happening around the state to strengthen fatherhood.


We wish you a happy and healthy New Year.

OCF Awards Funding for Fatherhood Programs

The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) awarded eight program $75,000 for two years.  The 2012-2013 Ohio Commission on Fatherhood Grantees are Talbert House, Charisma Community Connections, Columbus Urban League, Urban Light Ministries, Action for Children, Light House Youth Services, WSOS Community Action, and HARCATUS. These awarded programs are located throughout Ohio and have been serving fathers for three years or longer.   
Building Assets for Fathers and Families in Ohio  

The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood partnered  with the Office of Child Support on a successful federal grant application that funds an innovative new program to help non-custodial parents not just get by but get ahead.  More >>