All Men, Dads and Father Figures

Center for Families and Children: Fathers and Families Together                        


CFC’s Fathers and Families Together (FAFT) program is designed to provide fathers with the tools to become caring, committed and responsible fathers. Goals are achieved in a variety of ways, including through participation in formally structured workshops and connection to community resources. The program is open to all men who are interested in developing fathering skills.


For more information, contact
Artis Gaines

FAFT Resource Advisor
Center for Families and Children
1941 S. Taylor Rd
Cleveland Hts, OH  44118

216.325.9124 direct

216.320.9533 fax



Center for Fatherhood and Family Dynamics



Resources for fathers and practitioners of fatherhood initiatives.  Fatherhood Development Workshops for fathers.


Muqit Sabur, Principal

3631 Perkins Avenue (4th floor, in Passages, Inc.)

Cleveland, OH  44114



Children’s Museum of Cleveland 


Helping fathers and children learn and strengthen their relationship together through play. Click on the link above for more information.        


3813 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 44115


Family Connections


Family Connections (formerly Heights Parent Center and Shaker Family Center), and the City of Lakewood Family Room – offer a variety of programs and activities for Fathers and Families with young children, birth through age 8.


Family Connections
2843 Washington Blvd, Cleveland Heights, 44118
(216) 321-0079
19824 Sussex Road, Shaker Heights, 44122
(216) 921-2023


Lexington-Bell Community Center

Providing activities, education and support for fathers and children.


Contact: Shawn Harvey
216.391.4100 ext 208
7724 Lexington Avenue  Cleveland, 44103


May Dugan Center                                                                                                 


Provding education, counseling and case management services for all fathers. Click on the link above for more information.


May Dugan Center
4115 Bridge Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44113


Passages, Inc.     


Job readiness and employment program for fathers transitioning from prison to home. 


Reverend Dr. B.A. Moore
Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons
216.881.6776 office
3631 Perkins, Suite 4HE
Cleveland, OH 44114


Rising Above Initiative


Four week job readiness, placement and parenting education program assisting non-custodial parents in Cuyhoga County who are unemployed or underemployed. Click on the link above for more infomation.


Maurice Stevens
Rising Above Initiative

(216) 881-5866 office
3631 Perkins Ave Suite 3C East (3rd Floor)
Cleveland, Ohio 44114


University Settlement Healthy Fathering Initiative Program


Providing programming for fathers and children, offering meals, special events, support and education. Click on the link above for more information.


Fred Knuckles
4800 Broadway Avenue         
Cleveland, OH  44127         
216.441.2907 extension 228
216.441.1067 fax


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