Unfortunately, Due to the recent development of events (COVID-19) and the guidance from the Governor’s office to avoid large gatherings, we are cancelling our Gala event.

Truly, the need has never been greater to provide services to the families of the incarcerated as they struggle with the challenges of being separated from their loved one and navigating through the Coronavirus situation.

Every DONATION Helps!

We are committed to continuing our services to the families we serve through virtual programs, and face to face assistance when needed.  We need help to stabilize as many families as possible as fear rocks their already unstable world.

The Ridge Project is setting up a fund to support these families in need – please consider donating to join us in helping to stabilize families

Within Prison Walls... In Your Community... Across the State... And Throughout the World WE ARE KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER!

Who We Are

At The RIDGE Project, we believe strong families produce strong and healthy children who will then pass that legacy on to future generations.  We are in the business of rescuing families who others have deemed disposable.  No family is ever disposable!  Read more…

Our Mission

"To Lead Families Into a Future Defined by Hope, Peace, and Righteousness for Generations to Come."

TYRO attacks the culture of entitlement and empowers individuals to reinvent themselves.

Those who take our TYRO program report:

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Hopefulness for the Future

Serving Incarcerated families for nearly 20 years

Since 2000, The RIDGE Project has served thousands of men and women in prisons all across Ohio.

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Evidence-based

​We are committed to restoring families by teaching Fatherhood values to both men and women. Our flagship program, TYRO, is evidence-based and has been proven to restore families, reduce recidivism for incarcerated individuals, and equip men and women with job-readiness skills.

Our Programs

Join Our Cause

We are hiring!

We are an industry leader in the human services field, specializing in Youth Intervention, Fatherhood, Healthy Relationship, Healthy Family, and Workforce Development services.

Donate to the RIDGE Project

​By giving to the RIDGE Project, you are investing into our mission to lead families into a future defined by hope, peace, and righteousness for generations to come.