Fathers are vital to a healthy childhood.
Project Fatherhood SM of Children’s Institute, Inc. was developed to give urban, culturally diverse fathers an opportunity to connect with their children and play a meaningful role in their lives. The program continues to be recognized nationally for effectively addressing the problem of absentee fathers, a major social issue affecting the healthy development of a significant number of children.
The program provides comprehensive parenting skills to men in caregiving roles— including fathers, stepfathers, foster parents and relative caregivers—using an innovative support group model. Since its inception in 1996, more than 12,000 fathers and nearly 17,500 children have participated in the program, and the numbers are growing.
“Project Fatherhood SM is a grassroots program that can take place in any place, in any community. It directly touches the lives of fathers and their children.”
Dr. Hershel K. Swinger – Founder, Project Fatherhood SM
For more information visit the Project Fatherhood website.