Being a Dad is not being a Mom. It’s not being Mom’s helper. It’s not being the babysitter. It’s not just being the biggest toy in the room.
Your role and your impact in your children’s lives is unique and can be one of the most powerful, influential experiences that will guide them in their future decision-making and a healthy sense of self. Does that sound like a big deal? It is.
Research has confirmed that dedicated father involvement is critical to the healthy development of children. With increased father involvement outcomes for children are:
Whatever your family looks like, whether you are a teen father, have a new baby, live with the mother, or co-parent or single parent, have many children, have on child, see your child on weekends, or live with them, we have parenting programs and support that can help answer your questions and make the journey a lot more fun.
Be a Great Dad – our 7-week conversation group that explores the 5 things that great dads do.
Caring Dads © is a 17-session parenting course combined with supportive one-on-one coaching for fathers at risk of domestic violence, with children from birth to 18 years old. Groups are interactive and fun with dinner supplied. Call Mike at 403-589-0559 for more information. This program requires an intake process for registration.
Papa Bears – a 6-week program of songs, rhymes, attachment, and early literacy for dads and their children ages 1-4.
Family Resiliency – a home visitation option to assist fathers in understanding and responding to their child’s needs. Call 403.205.5180 or 403.205.5194 for more information. This program requires an intake process for registration.
Successful Young Parents – For young fathers, age 16-23 to connect with other young parents through a variety of activities including parent classes, family drop-in, field trips, basic needs. Call 403.205.5180 or 403.205.5194 for more information. This program requires an intake process for registration.