Educating and enriching fathers to build strong families.
Fatherhood of Durham (FOD) was founded in 2011 but re-established in 2018 as a father-centered program to enable men to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to become responsible fathers and co-parents. We are dedicated to improving the quality of fathers and their families lives in Durham County. Fatherhood of Durham has provided services to over 300 fathers with a success rate of 85%. Fatherhood of Durham strives to be a program that provides strength based, family driven, individualized and community-based services, including employment, education, housing and referrals to other agencies. Fatherhood of Durham is committed to providing its fathers with quality services.
Fatherhood of Durham Mission is to promote responsible fatherhood, recovery, resilience and independence of fathers.
Fatherhood of Durham operates with the following objectives guiding us to achieve our mission:
Utilize father-friendly policies and practices, social service, meaningful connections to communities and families, integrated mental and physical health and education programs, thereby strengthening communities and relationships.
Develop educational materials and programs that help prepare fathers to live in society as responsible, productive, law-abiding citizens.
Share Fatherhood of Durham’s perspective on the focus areas of responsible fatherhood, recovery and economic stability through presentations, website development, newsletters and collaboration with other local agencies and organizations.