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The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. The goals of the NRFC are to provide, facilitate, and disseminate current research, proven and innovative strategies that will encourage and strengthen fathers and families, and providers of services via the following priorities.

Caring is more the sharing

Sharing time with family and friends. Sharing food (perhaps a cookie or two).

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Resources for Programs

National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated September 15 to October 15, recognizes the important contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States, as well as celebrates […]

Another Father’s Day in the Books, But Many More Memories to be Made!

  Another Father’s Day full of special and memorable moments has come and gone, but the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse has kept the momentum going through the […]

Engaging Your Children Through Nature

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) offers suggestions for different ways that you and your child can explore nature together at no monetary cost

More Than Haircuts: How Barbershops Can Help Men and Fathers

Fathers who model a healthy lifestyle can have a powerful and positive impact on the development and health of their children.

Hey Dads! It Only Takes a Moment to Make a Moment

This Sunday, millions of fathers across America will celebrate one of the greatest days of the year: Father’s Day.

Seven Tips for Low-Cost Memory Making Activities

As a dad it can be easy to get a caught up in the idea that the most important part of your job as a parent has to do with the material things you give to your kids.

Finding ways to take time to be a Dad

What are you planning to do with your family this weekend? Or next weekend? Or the weekend after that? Coordinating schedules and managing our time is a […]

The Benefits of Young Children Playing Pretend

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of […]

National Foster Care Month Promotes Positive Connections Between Fathers and Their Children

The 2016 theme for the Children’s Bureau’s National Foster Care Month is “Honoring, Uniting, and Celebrating Families.” This year’s theme highlights the important benefits to children and […]

Four Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, many fathers seek ways to honor the mothers of their children. Great fatherhood includes being great partners.