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National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is a national resource to support strong fatherhood and families. The NRFC is a resource of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) Office of Family Assistance (OFA). The Clearinghouse provides and facilitates research to encourage responsible fatherhood, and engages with families through outreach, events, and virtual trainings. The NRFC also offers a national call center for dads and practitioners.

Blog posts from National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

“The IRS estimates only four out of five workers claim EITC they earned.” – NRFC DadTalk Blog
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You’re at the supermarket, and your daughter is focused on a bag of chocolate candies. When you take them from her, she throws herself on the floor, screaming.
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In summertime, the warm weather, increased hours of sunlight, and the absence of school open the door for all kinds of new, fun outdoor activities that may not be possible during the school year or in other seasons. Spending time in nature is both entertaining and healthy for you and your children.
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This year the dads here at the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse have been asking you to share the different ways that you have been taking time to appreciate the everyday moment and the special occasions that you spend with your kids, and to share them using #makeamoment. 
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"Most of you see a barbershop, but I see an opportunity…I can remember going to the barbershop with my dad as a kid.  We went to Mr.
What are you planning to do with your family this weekend? Or next weekend? Or the weekend after that? Coordinating schedules and managing our time is a big part of parenting.
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The 2016 theme for the Children’s Bureau’s National Foster Care Month is “Honoring, Uniting, and Celebrating Families.” This year's theme highlights the important benefits to children and youth when they're connected and reunited with family and, in particular, their fathers.
On Mother’s Day, many fathers seek ways to honor the mothers of their children. Sometimes, there is not a mom in the equation but another adult who plays an important role in the child’s life who deserves appreciation, such as a grandmother or aunt. Here are four fun ways for parents and children to celebrate the day:
Accidents can happen to anyone, sometimes even under Dad’s watchful eye. The most important thing dads can do to keep their children safe is stay informed about how they are most likely to get hurt. Even though most children do not get seriously injured from these everyday accidents, it is important to know what dangers they face and what Dad can do to help avoid them.
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There’s something special about dads and daughters. It’s a special and unique connection, and beyond being a source of happiness, being a positive, involved influence in your daughter’s life can have a significant impact on her long-term well-being.
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