Children receiving public funding in a Step Up to Quality rated program
Children in Ohio available for adoption as of October 2021 nearly
We want the next generation to thrive
Governor Mike DeWine created the Governor's Children's Initiative just moments after being sworn in as Ohio's 70th governor. Our children are the future leaders of this state, and they deserve every opportunity at a safe, healthy, educational childhood. The Governor's Children's Initiative helps to advance policies that improve the lives of Ohio's children and families so that every child, regardless of where they live, has the chance at a bright future.