Side by Side: Fatherhood Matters in the Early Years (national conference)

Canadian National Father Involvement Conference Feb 28 & Mar 1, 2019 ~ Ottawa, ON Fatherhood Matters in the Early Years will focus on supporting and engaging fathers with relevant and effective services, programs, or resources. Our goal is to help provide fathers with the knowledge and support needed around the healthy development of children. Highlights: …

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3ème Conférence nationale canadienne sur la paternité – candidatures pour présenter

Paternité et petite enfance 3ème Conférence nationale canadienne sur la paternité (pour anglais) Du 28 février au 1er mars 2019 à Ottawa La 3ème Conférence nationale canadienne sur la paternité, organisée par Réseau Papa Canada est prévue du 28 février au 1er mars 2019 à Ottawa. Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer que Dr Stuart Shanker sera l’un de nos conférenciers d’honneur! La conférence rassemblera les travailleurs, …

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The Directive: May 4/2017

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Do you work with Indigenous families?  We are hosting Into the Circle with Native Child and Family Services on June 13 in Toronto. …

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The Directive – Apr 4/2017

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Into the Circle: Joining the Journey of Indigenous Fatherhood.  This is professional development training for anyone working with First Nations families and fathers: …

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Reflections on the Side-by-Side Conference

A couple people offered their reflections on the Side-by-Side conference that took place last week.  Here are their thoughts: It takes a village to raise a child I attended to support the organization I founded, Inspire Community Outreach, in better understanding the complex social needs fathers face within society, and to answer: “How can we …

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Side-by-Side Conference:one man’s perspective

Chris Pellerin, Support for Dads New Brunswick Support for Dads is honoured to be attending and presenting at the 2nd Canadian National Fatherhood Conference in Winnipeg, MB, hosted by Dad Central Canada. Taking part in a coming together of like-minded individuals focusing on strategies for working with vulnerable dads is truly an eye-opening experience. A …

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Strategies for Engaging Rural Fathers

We just wrapped up a teleconference call focused on supporting fathers who live in rural and small communities in Ontario.  Here is a list of some best practices we talked about. Partnerships Working with larger employers can help - they are often community minded - can be a great support for engaging fathers and families …

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