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Your Support Helps DFYF Change Lives

Directions for Youth & Families is one of Central Ohio’s largest and oldest mental and behavioral health organizations serving youth and their families. All of our programs strive to fulfill our mission by improving both individual and family well-being through counseling and educational programs. DFYF annually serves more than 6,300 young people and families, many of whom are economically challenged.

Your support of Directions for Youth & Families helps make our community stronger and healthier, one individual at a time. All funding goes to our program costs, directly benefiting the young people and families we serve in Central Ohio. Each year we create exciting events, activities and fundraisers to involve our donors and supporters. Here are some we are offering this year.

Rooted in Change – Support our capital campaign to build a new Crittenton Community Center providing needed services on the east side of Columbus, Kimberly Parkway area.

DFYF Annual Campaign – Provides funding for our services and programs for youth & families

Friends Helping Families – Holiday adopt-a-family to benefit many of the families served by DFYF

Buy Youth Art & Cards – Greeting cards and signature soul bowls created by our youth

Donate Now – Ways to make financial contributions to DFYF

You can see all the events planned for you here.

On behalf of the youth and families we serve, we thank you for your support, contribution and generosity. Together we can make a difference in the lives of young people.

DFYF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations made to the agency are tax-deductible to the extent  allowed by law.