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The Ohio Family Care Association (OFCA) serves as the statewide voice for the thousands of adoptive, foster, kinship, primary and respite families caring for children impacted by Ohio’s child protection system.  Our mission centers on connecting, empowering and serving families in 7 service areas: Advocacy, Community Awareness, Education, Post Services, Family Support, Building Connections and Fun Family Events.

The Journey of Families

OFCA can help you better understand the journey of families through the child welfare system.  Go to the Journey of Families to see resources for all Family types at a glance.

Supporting Ohio families since 1976

Foster Care Families

Kinship Grand Families

Adoptive Families

Primary Birth Families

News & Events

It's good to know you are not alone


The Ohio Family Care Association believes real change can only come when families are at the table and their voice is heard. 


Part of our mission is to raise awareness, connect and educate families and youth about resources available to them


It is good to know you are not alone. Become part of a network of support  to strengthen your children and families

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