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

Just for Dads

Supporting dads and fathers in Stark County.
4500 22nd St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 455-7500

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.

Stark County THRIVE Pathways HUB

Connecting families with medical and social services to help prevent infant mortality and reduce disparities in birth outcomes.
Canton City Public Health
420 Market Avenue
North Canton, OH 44702
Phone: 234-410-3087