Fatherhood Program

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Goals/Outcomes:

  • Increase engagement, availability, and responsibility between father and child

  • Increase knowledge and practice of non-violent conflict management and techniques

  • Increase work readiness

Description:

The Fatherhood program will provide prevention and intervention services by staff trained in the evidence-based 24/7 Dad and Active Parenting curriculums. The Fatherhood program integrates fathering/parenting training, relationship building, life skills development and job readiness skills/GED, community service/volunteerism, and participation in organized sports and other recreational/ social activities. The primary objectives include increasing fatherhood engagement, availability and responsibility in relation to the child; increasing
education of fathers regarding parental care giving; increasing education of fathers regarding cooperative parenting; and increasing fathers’ work readiness.

 

Weekly sessions of instruction and coaching of participants will be followed with organized, interactive time for recreational team sports at a local recreation center or other venue and community service activities to spend with children that will be monitored and supported by staff.

Location(s):

13411 Union Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44120

Hours:

9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday — Friday
By appointment

Cost:

No Cost to Participants

Eligibility:

Custodial, non-custodial fathers, those at-risk of premature fatherhood, age 25 years or less

Contact:

Nathan Phillips (216) 283-4400 Ext. 2284

Area Served:

City of Cleveland

Transportation:

Not Available