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Founded in 1972, Action for Children is the source for child care and early learning services in central Ohio. Read more

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Pre-K Expo, 4/22

Join AFC, the City of Columbus, and Columbus City Schools for a Children's Fair and Pre-K Expo on Saturday, April 22nd from noon--3 PM at the Linden Park Neighborhood Early Childhood Education Center (1400 Myrtle Ave., Columbus 43211).


Thank you Cardinal Health, AAP Ohio Chapter, and City of Columbus! Good4Growth is a partnership that gives parents, caregivers, or anyone that touches the life of a child – practical tools and tips for creating a happy, healthy environment for kids.

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A new subscriber-based web platform that provides an extensive knowledge hub of tools focused on supporting the needs of early childhood and education professionals in Ohio.

Our Annual Report

See how Action for Children helped parents and early childhood professionals prepare young children for the future during FY2015!

In the News

Action for Children Offers Ohio Preschool Expulsion Prevention Partnership Training

2016 State Fact Sheets: New Report Highlights Challenge to Implement Quality, Affordable Child Care Nationwide

The Return of Child Care

BCI and FBI Fingerprint Background Checks Now Available at Action for Children Tuesday thru Friday

Job Openings at Action for Children

SPARK Ohio (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) is now in Columbus!

Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet for Child Care Employees

Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet for Child Care Employers

Progress Made. Ground Lost. A Comprehensive Report on Child Care in Franklin County

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