Neighborhood Fathers Unite

Helping fathers learn how to make a positive impact on their children's lives. Originally called "The Head Start Good Guys" this program began in 1995 just for Head Start fathers. It has since grown to include all fathers and other male family members in the greater New Britain area.

NEIGHBORHOOD FATHER'S UNITED FUNDRAISER
Comedy Night Dinner & Show
Friday, June 9, 2017  6:00pm
Puerto Rican Society Club
151 High Street, New Britain

$15 Per Ticket - DONATE TODAY

Using an innovative national curriculum based upon characteristics of all fathers -
of all cultures, races, religions and backgrounds.

 

 



Above: Dads learn to make edible play-dough
just like their kids in Head Start.

 

DADS ENJOY BREAKFAST WITH THEIR SONS

Above: Dad Pedro & his son Nasir Rodriguez

Above: Dad Paris & his son Nasir McDougald

 

 

 

Call Bobby Sanchez to learn more

T: 860-348-2231 / 860-225-8601

OR

Drop-in to weekly meetings:
Monday & Tuesday nights
6:00pm - 8:00pm

35 Oak Street
New Britain, CT 06051


 

Program Offers:

  • 24/7 Dads curriculum
  • Participant guided weekly father support groups
  • Individual case management services and referrals
  • Coordinator support at court hearing when possible

Neighborhood Fathers Unite Eligibility

These services are free of charge to fathers in New Britain and surrounding towns. Dads who want to participate in the 24/7 curriculum must commit to 12 weeks for each of the two parts of the curriculum.  All information is kept strictly confidential unless participants approve its release.


Above: Representative Bobby Sanchez reflects on
his childhood Head Start years.

 

Program Successes

Over the years Dads have learned how to interact positively, how their children develop and how to communicate better with their significant others and children. Support groups have helped them learn how to deal with stress and depression, how to advocate for themselves and how to work with the family court system and DCF. In addition, Dads have learned where to go for help with jobs, energy assistance, eviction prevention and mediation and other services.

Some fathers have become community advocates, active in local politics, joined Boards of Directors, coached little leagues, soccor games and other sports.

Contact Information

Bobby Sanchez,
Program Coordinator

Phone:
Fax:

(860) 348-2231 or (860) 226-8601
(860) 225-4843


 

 
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57 Arch Street
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