If you are looking for child care resource and referral services in the seven-county Central Ohio region, please call 614-224-0222 or (toll-free) 1-855-302-4453.

For PTDD/Ohio Relay Service, please call 1-800-750-0750.

Servicios de interpretación están disponibles llamando al 614-224-0222. En inglés, se requiere el nombre, número de teléfono y el idioma de la persona que está solicitando asistencia. Nosotros haremos los arreglos y uno de nuestros especialistas en recursos le regresará la llamada.

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Action for Children serves Franklin and surrounding counties

Action for Children
78 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-224-0222
Fax: 614-452-5033


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There are several parking options available when visiting Action for Children. The information below will help determine which option is best for you as you plan your visit:

  • City of Columbus monitored parking meters are available for use at visitors’ expense on Jefferson Ave. directly in front of our building with additional meters on the west side of Jefferson Ave.  There are also a few public parking spaces on the Long St. bridge over I-71.
  • Except for the two accessible spaces, participants are NOT permitted to park behind the building during business hours.

Please note that visitor parking in the Jefferson Avenue Center lot at the southwest corner of Long St. and Jefferson Ave. is no longer permitted during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm).