Father and Child has ceased operating as of March 1st 2019 and unfortunately will be winding up its services.
During this winding up process
•Support Staff will be working on a Volunteer Basis until further notice.
•Office hours will be limited to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm
•Auckland will continue the Fathers’ Mauri Ora Circle on Wednesdays 7-9pm,
with the support of Kidzneeddadz NZ .
for phone or local support try them on 0800 563 123…
For links/information and referrals, this website is remaining live.
Father and Child Trust
Happier Fathers and Whanau in Aotearoa
Upset? Confused? Obstructed in your role as a dad?
…or after more information about being a father?
- Getting ready for baby…
- Tricky times with a newborn?
- Mum or dad not happy, baby OK?
- Loss, grief or life changes…?
- Family situation strategies..
- Guardianship and shared care…?
- Parenting Agreements or Mediation
- Discovering Fatherhood Correspondence
- Anger Management Correspondence Course
- How dads can help during pregnancy
- Why it’s vital to bond with your baby
- How touch and play are developmental
- When to co-parent and work as a team
- Find other dads or advocates can help
- Know you are not alone – meet other solo dads
- Why it’s important to stay an involved dad
- Make Family agreements without the courts
Being an involved Dad can be amazing!
We help families to be happier…
Typical Outcomes for our clients…
- Better informed expecting Dads
- Involved-from-day-one new Dads
- Dads support breast feeding and bonding
- Couples who survive post-natal issues together
- Understand the benefits of safe and rough play
- Parents and families cooperating – co-parenting
- Good discipline, removal of anger from parenting
- At Home dads less alone and focused on family
- Teen Dads actually take up their parenting role
- Solo Dads confident in charge of their children
- CYFs/OT, courts include 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 completed
- Anger Management Courses are completed
- Fathers Mauri Ora Circle attended