Because of the trend toward fatherlessness in America, the Center was founded in 1990 by Dr. Ken Canfield to conduct research on fathers and fathering and encourage and enable men to be fathers.
Tips, Tools and Resources for Dads.
We exist to provide the community with fathering information, education, support, and prevention programs focused on positive parenting.
Information on the importance of fathers and fathering and how fathers can be good parents and parent educators. It includes research, policy and opinion documents to inform users about the factors that support and hinder men's involvement in the lives of children
Articles, diaries, expert Q&As, and an opportunity to build community with other fathers.
Children, Youth and Family Center's information on the importance of fathers. Offers tips to help men be more effective parents.
Links to other fathering sites. Recommended books. Soliciting experiences from men living apart from their children for a future book.
Articles ranging from the bond between dad and child, character formation, and making the home bright and cheerful. Discussion forums. Email newsletter.
Michael Lamb, speaking at the IPPR Conference 'Men and their Children' in London.
Offers articles, insights and on-line surveys for men raising children.