Teen Father Services
Families and Work Institute — Fatherhood Project
www.fatherhoodproject.org or www.fatherfamilylinks.gse.upenn.edu
330 Seventh Ave., Ste. 1906
New York NY 10001
Forestdale Fathering Initiative
T: 718-263-0740 x238 (Scott Leach)
Rap Sessions and peer support group for dads, parent education classes and fatherhood workshops, counseling and crisis intervention, information and referral services, case management, and computer access for employment search. The program is open to all fathers from all ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. Services only available in Queens, New York
Inwood House—Fathers Count
Teen Family Learning Center (TFLC)
320 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
The Fathers Count program work with fathers who are co-parenting with teen parents served by Inwood House, helping to prepare and support them in taking on the responsibilities involved with being a father and in learning to serve as positive role models for their children. Young men receive individual and group counseling and case management focused on completing their educational and vocational goals, teaching and enhancing parenting skills and knowledge of child development, and improving relationships, including familial relationships, romantic partnerships, and co-parenting relationships. The program is based out of our TFLC, but is available to young men residing in all boroughs.
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Fathers Group
3101 Kingsbridge Terrace
Bronx NY 10458
T: 718-884-0700 Ext 159
The fatherhood program at Kingsbridge includes classes on anger management, job and legal counseling, and parental communication skills.
T: 212-343-1122 (Choose Option #1)
Contact: Michelle Cummings, SW/Group CoordinatorFree Father’s Support Group especially for fathers
with Family Court experiences. Pizza served, Metrocards provided
Loisaida Inc.— Parental Awareness Prevents Abandonment
710 East 9th St., 4th Floor
New York NY 10009
Program Coordinator—Michael Caraballo
A program to help insure that young fathers stay involved in the lives of their children. Through individual and group counseling, participants develop parenting, communication and problem solving skills. Additionally, clients receive services that help them resolve issues of education, employment, family court and other legal matters.
Mt. Sinai Young Fathers Meeting
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1176 5th Ave (between 98th and 99th Streets)
E-Level Conference Room
Meets every Wednesday from 4:30PM- 6:00PM Walk-ins welcome. New Fathers or fathers-tobe aged 30 years old or younger are eligible. Metrocards provided.
Coalition for Hispanic Families: Papas de Bushwick
315 Wyckoff Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
718-497-6090 (Main # for CHF)
If father is: Spanish speaking, 16 years old or older, an expectant father, a father who lives with his children, a father with children in foster care, a father who lives apart from his children but has relationship with them, or a father who has no relationship with his children; services are available. Offers case management, parenting classes, counseling, mentoring, and father support groups. Services are free.
Planned Parenthood Men’s Health Services Bronx | The Bronx Center
349 E 149th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn | Boro Hall Center
44 Court Street 6th Floor
Manhattan | Margaret Sanger Center
26 Bleecker Street
T: 212-274-7208 or 800-669-1056 or 212-465-2044
Male support groups and support workshops.
Strive, Paternity Optimizes Potential Success (POPS)
240 East 123rd St., 3rd Floor
New York NY
Offer a four (4)-week employment training program geared toward fathers. Goal is to strengthen bonds between fathers and their children while giving them the parenting and employment skills to care for their families.
Youth at Risk Fatherhood Program
Services are available in all 5 boroughs.