Free books for children ages birth to five! A 60 volume set of books beginning with the children's classic The Little Engine That Could. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home. Best of all it is FREE! The books are provided through United Way of Summit County - there is no cost or obligation to your family. Click here for an application form.
Launched in 1997 with the help of Tony Dungy, then head coach of the 2006 Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts, All Pro Dad gives men the resources and encouragement they need to become better fathers. All Pro Dad is built on a football theme and features more than 50 NFL players, coaches and alumni who speak out on the importance of being a good father.
We believe every child needs a dad they can count on. The research is clear: children thrive when they have an involved father.
There can never be too many healthy fathers and father figures in the lives of Greater Cleveland's children. The Healthy Fathering Collaborative believes in supporting and empowering fathers to develop their assets as nurturers, caregivers and providers of their children. The HFC is a leader in the Asset-Based Fatherhood Movement.
Our mission is to improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers. We're working to educate all Americans, especially fathers, about the important role dads play.
There are four key tools we use:
In 2007 Governor Ted Strickland reestablished the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood by convening newly appointment Commission members and setting aside a portion of the Governor's Office Faith-Based and Community Initiative's (GOFBCI) appropriations for staff support and an Ohio Fatherhood Initiative grant program.
The Ohio Practitioners' Network for Fathers and Family is a Statewide Network of fatherhood practitioners and stakeholders whose mission is to enhance the outcomes of children, families, and communities by providing information, training and encouragement to father and family-serving practitioners.
A website dedicated to providing Fathers with legal assistance/advice.
Summary of a study done by researchers at Concordia University on the positive influence that fathers can have on the development of their children through hands-on parenting.
It’s never easy when a marriage or significant relationship ends. Whatever the reason for the split—and whether you wanted it or not—the breakup of a relationship can turn your whole world upside down and trigger all sorts of painful and unsettling feelings.