Category: Fatherhood Gov

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 […]

Helping Dad’s Transition Back Home

by Carol Mizoguchi, Family Assistance Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Division of the Office of Family Assistance In addition to the obstacles that […]

Fatherhood, Incarceration, Reentry, Children with Incarcerated Parents

On any given day in America, it is estimated that more than 1.7 million children under 18 years old have a parent incarcerated in a state (52%) or federal prison (63%)—91% of all incarcerated parents are fathers.