Helping fathers overcome challenges to be a responsible father to their children.
Fatherhood Initiatives offers a range of services for fathers that are designed and dedicated to support, council, educate, advocate, and challenge fathers to become a strong, positive force within their families.
Foundations of Fatherhood
This 12-week workshop for all dads offered at several community locations each week. Foundations of Fatherhood provides a safe and supportive group for men to more fully understand their importance as a father in their children’s lives. With the help of qualified group facilitators, men receive assistance to improve family management and parenting skills.
Group Meeting Schedule
Wednesday 10:00am – 11:30am
Thursday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
*Childcare and transportation are provided when requested with advanced registration.
Group Session Topics
Character of a Man
Healthy Adult Relationships
My Anger, Friend or Foe
Tradition, Cultures and Identity
Stages of Child Development
Developing Your Support System
Being a parent is the most important, and sometimes, the hardest job you will ever have. Of course, you want what is best for your children: good health, quality education, a safe neighborhood, and hope for a bright future. At the Erie Family Center, we believe that “Parents are their child’s first and most important teachers!” Our family support programs provide services through skilled staff, all in the comfort of your own home and at our family-friendly center.
Leading a family is the hardest job a man can ever have.