TOGETHER, WE BELIEVE WE CAN INSPIRE HOPE, STRENGTHEN FAMILIES AND RESTORE COMMUNITIES
Build and inspire hope, healing and resilience for youth, families and communities through counseling and education.
OUR VISION: Building healthy individuals, strong families and safe communities through innovative treatment and prevention services.
Directions for Youth & Families (DFYF) has been serving the most vulnerable in central Ohio since 1899 when its’ predecessor, Crittenton Family Services, first opened a home for unwed mothers on East Main Street. DFYF provides mental and behavioral health services to youth and families, serving over 5,000 youth and their families each year, most of whom are economically challenged.