Fatherhood services are more important now than ever, and fatherhood programs work best when they are connected and integrated in the communities they serve. This year, the Office of Family Assistance (OFA) is supporting local efforts through its Focusing the Fatherhood FLAME Community Conversations initiative. These events are dynamic, collaborative forums that your organization can hold locally to energize father-serving providers, advocates, and the broader community.
Champion organizations that host FLAME Community Conversations will be equipped with the free FLAME Starter Kit…
Despite the increasing evidence of the important role of fathers to child well-being, our shared knowledge about how best to serve and assist impoverished and low-income fathers is limited. As stakeholders invested in fathers, families, and communities, we must make sure we understand and are addressing the challenges faced by low-income fathers in a changing world that requires new, innovative ways of parenting, working, and serving others.
The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC), a national resource funded by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF),…