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Fatherhood Support
Through Northcoast Dad's Clubs

Fatherhood Support
Through Northcoast Dad’s Clubs

Dads Club is free to all fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers and the children in their lives. It offers free activities that include fun, games and food.

For more information, call 419-691-0576, ext. 229


Monthly Meeting Schedule

1st Tuesday, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Grace Community Center, 406 W. Deleware Ave.,Toledo For: Sports-minded dads

1st Thursday, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open Dorr Family Resource Center, 1205 King Road, Toledo For: Dads with school-aged kids

2nd Tuesday, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave., Toledo For: Dads with younger kids

2nd Thursday, 5:30 – 7 p.m. The Friendly Center, 1324 N. Superior Street, Toledo For: Fun, game room and basketball

3rd Tuesday, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Frederick Douglass Community Center, 1001 Indiana Ave., Toledo For: Dads with school-aged kids

3rd Wednesday, 6 – 7:30 p.m. James Caldwell Community Center, 3201 Stickney Ave., Toledo For: Sports-minded dads

3rd Thursday, 5 – 6:30 p.m. Aurora Gonzalez Family Center, 1949 Broadway, Toledo For: Dads who like to cook with their kids

3rd Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monroe Street Neighborhood Center, 3613 Monroe St., Toledo For: Dads, kids and basketball

4th Tuesday, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Crossroads Family Resource Center, 4543 Douglas Rd., Toledo For: Dads, kids and basketball


Other Northcoast Dad’s Club Services

For New Dads: “New Daddy Packs” from the National Fatherhood Initiative, which include helpful information as members become new fathers.

“Boot Camp for New Dads,” the top program in the country for new and expecting fathers.

“Doctor Dad” classes, for fathers of newborns, toddlers and small children. Teaches fathers how to help when a child is sick or injured, and other helpful safety information.

For All Dads: Personalized fatherhood coaching services to help you overcome the challenges of becoming a responsible father. This may include help with finding a job, establishing paternity, addressing child support-related problems, etc.

Referrals to other organizations that serve fathers.

LCCS Mission Statement

Our mission is to lead the community in the protection of children at risk of abuse and neglect. This is accomplished by working with families, service providers and community members to assess risk and coordinate community-based services resulting in safe, stable, and permanent families for children.

Lucas County Children Services

705 Adams St., Toledo, OH 43604

Switchboard is answered 24/7
Phone: (419) 213-3200  •  Fax: (419) 327-3291

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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