Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

The Ohio Central Paternity Registry (CPR) is a program of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, providing paternity establishment outreach, education, training, guidance, assessment and technical assistance to birthing hospitals, local registrars, child support enforcement offices, courts, community partners and unmarried parents. The program’s focus is to promote voluntary paternity establishment to ensure that children in Ohio have legally recognized fathers and the financial and emotional support that all children need and deserve.