Strengthening Partnerships Between Fatherhood and Human Services Programs to Improve Father Engagement
This practice guide is a resource for a broad range of human services and fatherhood programs striving to be more inclusive of and responsive to fathers. Building on literature from the field and interviews with human services providers that engage fathers in services, this guide outlines the benefits of developing community partnerships between father-focused and other human services programs. It also describes various strategies programs can use to develop partnerships that can increase father engagement in programming and improve outcomes for fathers and their families. The goal of this guide is to help programs develop strategic partnerships that are mutually beneficial and can increase father engagement in their communities.