Provides child care and early learning information free of charge for parents, including year-round parenting classes for parents with kids of all ages throughout Central Ohio and information about choosing quality child care. They also assist people who operate home-based childcare.
78 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 224-0222 or (855) 302-4453 or TTY (800) 750-0750
Provides developmental and educational services to income-eligible children and their families in Franklin County. Infants and children up to 5 years old may attend classes that focus on child development, along with providing health, nutrition, and other social services. Services may also be provided in the home. Also provides services for parents of children enrolled in their Head Start program. This includes their Fatherhood Project, which offers parenting education and support for fathers, GED preparation, literacy tutoring, college advising, ESOL classes, computer classes and more.
300 East Spring Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
The Columbus Urban League (CUL) is a community‐based, non‐profit, advocacy organization that works to empower African Americans and marginalized groups through economic, educational and social progress with programs, classes and services. There initiatives fall under six categories:
788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
Serves refugees, asylees and immigrants in central Ohio by providing the following services:
New clients are seen on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis during open immigration intake at the east office. After paying an initial fee, clients can meet with one of the lawyers.
1925 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
The Positive Paths Parenting program is for parents or caregivers, with children of any age, who are in need of learning basic parenting skills. The program provides formal class instruction at their office location and in-home parenting education, training and support for a minimal fee.
3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Intake Department: (614) 294-2661
The preschool offers programs for children ages three to five in Licking County, including programs for kids with special needs. Their free 12-week parenting program is designed to help parents build a positive relationship with their child and handle problem behaviors.
119 Union Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
183 Hawkes Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223
Create an online account to access thousands of videos about parenting. A panel of experts including physicians, psychologists, neurologists and therapists can guide you from pregnancy through college with your child. A unique blog post allows parents to connect and discuss the videos and struggles they may be going through.
Program: NYAP offers an array of therapeutic and family foster care services, community-based behavioral health services and home based services, respite care, case management, adoption, emergency shelter care, substance abuse counseling, services for sexually reactive children and youth and for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and parent services
Eligibility: males and females, ages 5 to 21
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral:individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
Toll-free: (877) 692-7226
Offers a range of free and low cost classes for children, teens, adults and parents of infants and kids of all ages and abilities.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
1490 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 824-5437, ask for Intake