Father’s rights

The bond between a child and their father sets an important family foundation. Community agencies all over Stark County work every day to remove barriers and promote more positive father/child relationships. Even if a father is not the custodial parent, they still have rights when it comes to caring for their children. Find information, programs and organizations dedicated to supporting fathers legally, financially and emotionally. Because stronger relationships lead to stronger families.

Resources for Fathers

Alliance Pregnancy Center

These confidential, cost-free services include:
  • Abortion Information
  • Adoption Agency Referrals
  • Adoption Information
  • Maternity & Infant Supplies
  • Medical Referrals
  • Parenting Education
  • Post-Abortion Support
  • Pregnancy Options Information
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • STD/STI Information
  • Support for Men
  • Ultrasound (Onsite)*
75 Glamorgan St.
Suite 102
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-7283

Parents Anonymous

Self-help group encouraging parents to make lasting, effective, positive changes in their lives.
142 Arlington Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 445-1061

Stark County Fatherhood Coalition

The mission of the Stark County Fatherhood Coalition is to encourage fathers to take an active and positive role in their child’s life, and to promote and sponsor activities designed to strengthen families. The Coalition holds monthly meetings at the Goodwill Community Campus on the second Thursday of each month at 10am. If you would like additional information please call 330-451-8477. You can also visit us on Facebook facebook.com/starkcountyfatherhoodcoalition Download the following documents for helpful information:
Goodwill Community Campus, 408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Hours: Second Thursday of the month – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Community Action Pathways HUB

Are you or someone you know pregnant and could benefit from being connected to community services and support? If so, then you have the opportunity to take advantage of this program. The HUB utilizes Community Health Workers that assist in decision making during pregnancy. They link you to services in the community that can help you and your baby. Do you need...
  • A ride to your doctor’s appointment?
  • Baby items like a crib or diapers?
  • Help with your other children?
  • A doctor’s care?
  • A medical card?
  • Social Service resources?
We Can Help! Your health and the health of your baby are important. The HUB is a free program that can help you have a healthy pregnancy and delivery. The Community Action Pathways HUB provides support, education and uses life experience to help connect you to other community resources.
Phone: (330) 454-1676 x 153