About Us

The Ohio Practitioners' Network for Fathers and Family is a Statewide Network of fatherhood practitioners and stakeholders.  The Network was founded in February of 2004 by a small group of diverse and passionate individuals from both the public and private sector.  The network now has over 1100 members throughout the State of Ohio.

Our Goals

  • Build capacity for fatherhood work in Ohio through collaborative processes.
  • Provide support and network opportunities for practitioners and organization serving fathers and families.
  • Facilitate easy access to information and best practices tools to strengthen fathers.
  • Advocate for public policy that fosters healthy, consistent, and supportive connections between fathers and their families.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to help communities develop or expand fatherhood programs and services.

How can you be involved with OPNFF?

Are you an OPNFF Member?  If not, please Join Us

Does your group need technical assistance or training?  Contact Us

Do you have a father-serving program we should know about?  Complete our OPNFF Fatherhood Program Survey

Our Vision

Practitioners and organizations throughout Ohio will intentionally and strategically engage fathers in their work with families because of the collaborative leadership of OPNFF.

Contact Us

Ohio Practitioners' Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF)
P.O. Box 606194
Cleveland, OH  44106





* email is our preferred form of contact

Join Us

Membership in OPNFF is free and open to anyone!


Go to Join Us, fill out our online form and click submit.  It is as simple as that!


Thanks for all you do for Ohio's Children and Families

Donate Now

Please consider making a donation to support our activities and our shared mission.  Click on the button below to donate online

or mail donation checks, payable to OPNFF to:

P.O. Box 606194
Cleveland, OH  44106

All contributions are tax deductible.  Thank you for your support of Ohio's fathers and families!


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