The Healthy Fathering Collaborative believes in supporting and empowering fathers to develop their assets as nurturers, caregivers and providers of their children.  Learn more about how we define a healthy father. The HFC is a leader in the Asset-Based Fatherhood Movement. Check out our lifespan of fatherhood model.

 

Fathers Reading Matters

We believe that healthy fathers spend time reading to their children regularly!  Their children reap enormous benefits and it is a wonderful way to develop a meaningful father-child bond.

Research studies done across the globe have found a direct connection between fathers reading to their children and cognitive and language development, reading, school success, emotional health, and mental health. Many of studies have also suggested that fathers are more strongly linked to early language development and social emotional development in early childhood. Click here to learn more...

Children are more successful when their fathers read to them 20 minutes a day!




 

 

Fathering Infants

A recently released study linked early parenting of infants by fathers with reduced symptoms of depresssion in those same fathers.  Please help us promote the engagement and preparation of expectant and new fathers for childbirth, infant care and early parenting.

Click here for resources and click on the photo above for more information about paternal depression.

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We have the resources you need!  You can now SEARCH for programs on our website our look through the pages in our Programs for Fathers section.

 

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The Healthy Fathering Collaborative generally meets on the first Friday of every other month.  Our meetings are open to anyone who is interested in our mission of providing quality services to fathers and families. 

 

Click on the link below to find out about our next meeting or email us to be added to our contact list, info@neofathering.net.

 

Healthy Fathering Collaborative Meetings


 

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