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STRONG DADS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The FELLAS Fatherhood Program engages fathers throughout Essex County to promote healthy relationships, strengthen parenting skills, and increase economic stability through employment training and support.

 

About FELLAS

Father-to-Father Bonding and Building

The best role model for a father is a father. FELLAS is a place for dads to share experiences and learn from their peers.

Enhancing Fatherhood

Every FELLAS participant is paired with a Fatherhood Program Specialist who provides one-to-one support and practical resources to help dads succeed.

Fathers At Work

Economic stability reduces family stress. FELLAS offers computer training, resume building, and other job resources to promote steady employment and career advancement.

Elevating Fatherhood

Fatherhood is more than providing for a child. Through goal planning, FELLAS learn life skills to foster good communication and strong relationships with their children, significant others, and/or co-parent.

This free program is for fathers of children ages 0 – 24 years who reside in Essex County

FELLAS is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families from October 2020 through September 2025. Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: # 90ZJ0040-01-00. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.