Fathers/ Fatherhood

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HUD AND OCSE Partner to Reconnect Families and Dads

Agencies developed a new partnership to bring employment, health and legal resources to fathers who stay involved in children's lives. 

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On Father’s Day, A Chance to Think About the Importance of Good Dads

Research shows that a dependable fatherly presence can promote children’s social and emotional well-being, academic achievement, and many other positive outcomes.

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My Father’s Story: Taking Control of Your Health

Dr. Askew urges urge men, particularly African-American men and other men of color, to know their heart health status.

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Etan Thomas: Providing Kids Positive Messages

NBA veteran, published poet, noted book author and blog writer Etan Thomas has been asked to be part of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

Titus O'Neil plays cards with his two sons

Thunderclapping for Father’s Day: Reaching Families to Celebrate Dad

The Office of Family Assistance needs your help as it implements a Father’s Day Thunderclap, a new social media promotion tool.

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Take Time to Be a Healthy Dad Today

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse sponsors Fatherhood Buzz Outreach focusing on Men’s Health.

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Emergency Preparedness with Dad

How does a single father have enough time to discuss emergency preparedness with his two sons?

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Strategies for Strengthening At-Risk and Underserved Families

Region 4 promotes ACF’s national vision to make a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.

Earl Johnson, Director of Office of Family Assistance

Happy Father's Day

A special message from Earl Johnson, director of the Office of Family Assistance

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Father Figures Making a Difference

Today's fathers contribute to their children's overall development and well-being in many ways.

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