Pennsylvania

Across every state there are efforts to help support the positive and engaged involvement of fathers in the lives of their children and families. Local schools, faith communities, and community organizations are among the groups providing support and services, as well as hosting family events throughout the year.

This section of Fatherhood.gov is not inclusive of all these efforts, but serves as a starting point to help connect fathers with programs and with each other. If you have a program, resource, or event that you would like us to consider for inclusion on this list, email us at info@fatherhood.gov.

Learn more about efforts in your state:

Pennsylvania State Profile (PDF 194 KB): These fact sheets highlight State programs and strategies to promote parenting and responsible fatherhood.

Programs

Responsible fatherhood programs exist all over the country. This section serves as a starting point for fathers looking to connect with programs that can help make them responsible and involved in their child’s life. Inclusion on this list is limited to State-operated and HHS-funded local programs, and DOES NOT constitute an endorsement of the program by the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse or the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families' Office of Family Assistance.

If you are looking for a program in your area but don’t see your city listed here, or are looking for assistance with a personal situation, contact us at 1-877-432-3411.

Centre Square East
1500 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.731.6150
Fax: 215.731.6199
 
HPC's mission is to promote health, and prevent and manage chronic diseases, especially among vulnerable populations, through community-based outreach, education, and advocacy.
 
Project Developing Active Dads (DAD)
800 North Broad St. Ste. 700
Philadelphia, PA 19130-2202
Phone: 215-235-2340
 
Project D.A.D. has the opportunity to develop positive manhood/fatherhood values and long-term commitment to children, family and communities. Its training is designed to enhance life traits such as self-discipline, respect for self and others which provide a stable pathway to decision making, financial stability and personal responsibility.
 
219 Donohoe Rd
Greensburg PA, 15601
Phone: 724-836-2600
 
Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. is an organization that operates employment, education, and training programs in southwestern Pennsylvania. PIC assists youth, adults, dislocated workers, and the economically disadvantaged in reaching their educational goals, supporting their family growth, and obtaining training and employment.
 

Resources

The Administration for Children and Families, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, includes the broad range of federal programs that address the needs of children and families. These programs are at the heart of the federal effort to strengthen families and help all children succeed by bringing new ideas, insights, and leadership on issues that impact the lives of all Americans.

ACF Region 3 serves Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Learn more about ACF Region 3.

Events

The NRFC Events Calendar lists events throughout the country that are broadly accessible and sponsored by federally funded or recognized and/or national or state-wide fatherhood or related organizations.

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