OHIO

Ohio Family Care Association
Bill Anderson, President
Lisa Miller, Executive Director  
67 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus, Oh 43215
614-766-5240
Email
www.OFCAonline.org

OFCA is the state wide adoption, foster, & kinship families association. It is a family membership organization with support from agency memberships. It began in 1972 and is incorporated as a non-profit and operated by a state wide Board of Directors. It is affiliated with the National Foster Parent Association, Foster Family-Based Treatment Association, North American Council on Adoptable Children.

 
It provides:
  • a quarterly newsletter,
  • annual state training conference in Columbus,
  • regional gatherings in other parts of the state,
  • assistance in organizing local cross-agency associations,
  • identification of key public policy issues requiring working together for children in the state,
  • Speaker's Bureau for local associations and agencies,
  • phone and e-mail assistance in securing information and resources for families

It is working to develop:

  • Parent Advocacy Network (for assistance in case advocacy situations)
  • Tuition-free college education legislation for foster and adoptive children
  • Foster Parent Bill of Rights for Ohio
  • Survivors of the System Association of former foster, adopted, birth children
  • Increased Respite Services for all families with special needs children

 

Ohio Voice For Foster Parents

Bob Cunningham
740-398-6844 or 740-694-8078
   Email

www.ohiovoiceforfosterparents.info/

FAB Families
Beth Meadows, President
P.O. Box 911
Sandusky, Ohio 44871-0911
419-624-1511
419-621-1570 (Fax)
   Email

www.fabfamilies.org

FAB Families is a non-profit organization providing support, education,
advocacy and training for Foster, Adoptive and Birth/Kinship families in
Northern Ohio. We welcome families from both private and public agencies.

We are affiliated with the National Foster Parent Association and the Ohio
Family Care Association.

We offer --

  • Monthly training with speakers addressing the current needs of our
    families.
  • Monthly newsletter and training calendar listing training opportunities
    open to all foster, adoptive and kinship families.
  • Phone and e-mail assistance in securing information and resources for
    families.
  • Clothing closet with clothing, bedding and supplies for all ages.
 
Franklin County Foster Parent Association
Annette Scott, President
Email

 

 

 

 

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