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Welcome to Father&Child Trust

Happier Dads and Families

Upset? Confused? Depressed? Problems with the law?
…or just need more information about being a dad?

We are just a phone call, email, or visit away:
Auckland Christchurch Wellington

Personal or group support for all dads…

  • Getting ready for baby
  • Fun after baby is born
  • Mum or dad not happy?
  • Family situation issues
  • Guardianship or shared care
  • Loss, grief or big decisions
  • MVCOT, mediation or the Law
  • Discovering Fatherhood Course
  • Our Anger Management Course



  • How dads can help during pregnancy
  • Why it’s vital to bond with your baby
  • Why touch and play are important
  • How to co parent and work as a team
  • How other dads or advocates can help
  • You are not alone – meet other solo dads
  • Why it’s great to stay an involved dad
  • Strategies, with or without the law

Being an involved Dad is Great!
Let us help make it more fun.

Typical Outcomes for our clients…

  • Better informed expecting Dads
  • Involved-from-day-one new Dads
  • Dads support breast feeding and bonding
  • Understand the benefits of safe and rough play
  • Couples who survive post-natal issues together
  • Parents and families cooperating – co-parenting
  • Good discipline removal of anger from parenting
  • At Home dads less alone and more happy focused
  • Teen Dads actually take up their parenting role
  • Solo Dads confident full charge of their children
  • Ministry of Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki, lawyers incl Dads + whanau in child plans
  • Dads are empowered: to work with their families
  • Advocacy in Mediation, WINZ/IRD, MVCOT FGC legal
  • Fathers are supported through separation
  • Men helped thru depression, grief, loss, delays
  • Parenting difficulties are resolved
  • Upset, anxiety or frustration abated
  • Blended Family Situations assisted
  • Special needs children’s Dads helped
  • Peer support as Dads help each other
  • Family relationships agreements established
  • Discovering Fatherhood courses are completed
  • Anger Management Courses are completed
  • Mauri Ora Circle support groups attended

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