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Welcome to Marriage Works! Ohio

Due to a transition from our current funding source, we do not have any free programs scheduled at this time. Our next free program may not be scheduled again until this winter. Please continue to check back to our website for updates or for programs available for a fee. You may also contact us to be placed on a waiting list. Thank you for your patience during this time of transition.

Greg Schutte, Director of Marriage Works! Ohio

"I feel like happiness isn't something that has a ceiling to it. You can always have more happiness and I feel that [relationship education] allows that to happen." ~Family Works Participant

Find a class or workshop!

Whether you're Single, Dating, Engaged or Married.
We're here to provide FREE Resources and Opportunities for you.
Learn Life Skills for Lasting Relationships.

Keep Your Love Growing

We offer many classes, seminars, and special events for couples at every stage of their relationships throughout Dayton and the surrounding Miami Valley in Southwestern Ohio. Our programs and classes are offered in Butler, Greene, Hamilton, Miami, Montgomery, Shelby, and Warren Counties.

Our goal is for couples to learn how to strengthen and improve their relationships by using relationship skills, so that their marriages or relationships are the best they can be! 

With that goal in mind, we provide marriage and relationship enrichment, education, one-on-one support, and other opportunities for couples.

Classes and Programs

For married couples, we offer Within Our Reach® for Married Couples, Marriage LINKS, and the PREPARE/ENRICH Divorce Prevention Program. Each of these classes provides a fresh view of making your marriage work! You'll learn practical things you can do day by day to keep your communication strong, to resolve conflicts quickly and peacefully, and to keep your love growing now and in the future! Visit our Marriage Enrichment page for more information.

For couples who are dating, engaged, living together, or considering marriage, we offer the PICK Program, and Within Our Reach® (for couples living together). As a couple, you'll discover what it takes to make a relationship last, and you'll learn practical skills and tools that you can use as you keep your relationship in balance and plan a future together! Visit our Marriage Preparation page for more information.

For parents who are married, seriously dating or living together, we offer the Family Works and Family Works - One Day classes. As a couple, you'll discover what it takes to make a relationship last, and you'll learn practical skills to grow closer with your children and each other!  Visit our Relationship and Parenting Skills page for more information.

For individuals who are seeking a job or desiring improved opportunities in their current job we offer the PREP® to Work Program. As an individual, you'll discover how to: limit destructive communication patterns, understand safe and unsafe relationship dynamics and to be intentional about your actions. We'll help you identify job & career options, apply and interview for a job or a promotion, and to understand employer expectations!

Special Events

For details on our upcoming Special Events Click Here! This year we will be celebrating National Marriage Week Feb. 7 - 14 and Black Marriage Day March 25th.

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Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: 90FM0046. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. Participation in all Marriage Works! Ohio programs is voluntary.