A weekly parent support group that places a significant focus on father in order to support them to become positively involved in the lives of their children. Since its inception in 1996, more than 10,000 fathers have participated in the program and the numbers continue to grow.
We meet each Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at our offices on the grounds of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 E. 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813.
Families Uniting Families was selected by Children’s Institute Inc. (CII) to receive start-up funds in the form of a one-year grant in October 2010. These funds were a part of a federal grant that CII received over a five year period to initiate new fatherhood groups all over Los Angeles County.
Families Uniting Families proudly continues to serve our community since November 1, 2010.
Being a father is the main requirement. Also, it should be noted that the children do not need to be in your care. For more information, call (562) 437-9224 and speak with one of our Project Fatherhood staff. If you qualify, an intake appointment will be arranged.
The model is based on the “open” group format. So, it is never technically completed. Parenting is a constant matter that is always impacted by so many factors, including: social, emotional, financial, academic, spiritual, and family environments. Below are the phases and themes. Again, we can provide update letters for those who have a court specific requirement.
Families Uniting Families receives no government support for the Project Fatherhood program. 100% of our funding is raised through community donations and foundation grants that provide the support for the food, staffing and case management services.
- Intake and orientation
- Individualized case management assistance
- Parenting support and on-going education
*All Project Fatherhood support is free of charge.