FCFC Shared Plan (HB 289)
Click the county map below to view the FCFC Chair and Coordinator/Director contact information, the FCFC Service Coordination Mechanism, and the FCFC Shared Plan.
FCFC are subject to the Ohio Sunshine Laws, and therefore, all meetings must be opened to the public.
Many FCFCs follow the Roberts Rules of Order to conduct meetings.
Ohio Family and Children First was codified in Section 121.37 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) in 1993. This section describes the membership and duties of both the state and local Family and Children First Councils (FCFCs). There are resources available to assist counties in understanding the statutory mandates of FCFCs.
The following presentations have been created to highlight specific mandates in the Family and Children First Statute, ORC 121.37.
The following guidance documents are available to assist in implementating various aspects of the Family and Children First Statute, ORC 121.37.
Several requests for legal opinions have been requested over the years to clarify various aspects of the Family and Children First Statute.