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: 614-224-5437


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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. For additional details on meters, click here.
  • Guests are also welcome to park for FREE in the parking lot on the SW corner of Long St. & Jefferson Ave. Permits are required for this lot and can be printed here, or you can stop in the lobby on the day of your visit to request a pass.
  • Limited free parking is available Monday-Friday after 5:30pm and on Saturdays, behind the Action for Children building. Be sure to follow all posted signs and direction from our parking attendant.
  • Disability Parking is located behind the Action for Children building near the back door.