Jim Carter, CEO Retirement Party

May 14, 2019
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Jim Carter, who has served as CEO of Child Focus, Inc. (CFI) since 1979, has announced that he will retire in June 2019, after 40 years at one of the largest children’s non-profits in Greater Cincinnati.  Rob Meyer, CFI Board of Director’s President said, “Child Focus has become a strong and adaptable organization thanks to Jim’s thoughtful vision.  He has built a strong executive leadership team that has forged deep community relationships and expanded the CFI footprint while providing top quality early learning, mental health and foster care services to children in need.  The Board thanks Jim for his unwavering commitment and dedication to making the difference for children and families in our community.  His legacy will continue far beyond his retirement.”

Responsible for management, planning and financial functions since 1979, Jim developed Child Focus from a single-purpose diagnostic center with six staff, a budget of $160,000, serving under 300 children to a multi-purpose agency directly serving over 15,000 children, families and adults in 17 counties with a budget of over $18 million and 320 employees. 

The retirement party will take place at The Barn in Mariemont.  Please contact Tara Keith at or 752-1555 for more information.

Child Focus Staff Retreat

May 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Child Focus Charity Golf at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club

Jun 24, 2019
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Charity Golf Fore Kids includes 18 holes, greens fees with cart, craft beer tasting, entry into the Corporate Cup Challenge if applicable, casual grill out at the turn, player swag bag, fun contests, drinks and BBQ Awards Banquet.  Click here for the flyer.  Click here to register securely online.  For more information contact Tara Keith at or call Child Focus at 752-1555.

Encourage the Heart Dinner at Holiday Inn Eastgate

Aug 2, 2019
5:45 pm - 9:45 pm

Child Focus encourages the heart of the most vulnerable children in our community– children who live in poverty, children with mental illness and children who hurt. Child Focus offers hope and support for children to learn, heal and grow.  Help us help kids by supporting this fundraising event or by donating.  Contact Tara Keith at or call 752-1555.