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Teen Parenting

Central Ohio Youth for Christ City Life Center

Offers free faith-based programs for at-risk teens ages 16 to 18 in the Franklinton area. They provide free childcare to children of teen moms participating in online school program hours, transportation, as well as life skills training, career counseling, leadership groups and help for teen parents.
40 Chicago Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
(614) 410-1898
coyfc.org

CHLOE (Community, Health, Life Skills, Opportunities & Education)

Provides mentoring and education services to pregnant and teen moms in Franklin County. Some of the classes they offer include: shaken baby prevention presentation, pregnancy and child birth education and safe sitter classes. They also provide childcare, study help and have a mini boutique, stocked with infant and toddler clothing, diapers, blankets, bedding, small equipment and other necessities needed to care for little ones.
PO Box 30241, Columbus, Ohio 43230
(614) 477-1426
chloeinc.org

Directions for Youth & Families Teen Parent Connection

Offers counseling, parent education and help finding community resources for youth and youth adults through age 21 who are parenting or are in their second or third trimester of pregnancy. Free childbirth education classes and mental health services are also offered.

  • Main Office: 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
  • East Office: 3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
  • Ohio Avenue Youth Center: 657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
  • The Crittenton Center: 3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus, Ohio 43232
  • Delaware Office: 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015

Intake: (614) 294-2661
dfyf.org

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) Learning, Earning & Parenting (LEAP)

Helps teen parents or pregnant teens finish school by providing cash assistance. Students must be under the age of 20 and working on earning either their GED or high school diploma.
1721 Northland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 233-2000
jfs.franklincountyohio.gov/cash-assistance
Ohio Law & Rules about LEAP: codes.ohio.gov/oac/5101:1-23-50