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What a Great Week for Fathers…

Following on from a few years of events leading up to Fathers Day, this year Family Start Manukau and Father and Child pushed the boat out even further, asking GreatFathers and ManUp to help, hosting and presenting a week for all of Auckland’s Dads. (more…)

Week of Events leading up to Fathers Day 2017 in Auckland

Father and Child Trust, Family Start Manukau and GreatFathers present their week of events leading up to Fathers Day 2017. (more…)

Engaging With Dads Lecture at University of Auckland

On Tuesday 29th Aug 10am – 12pm, Dave Owens, David Ringrose and Brendon Smith are presenting:
Engaging Dads Early, Converting Tricky Fathers into Involved Dads and Engaging Dads around Perinatal Mental Health issues. (more…)

NewsHub on Father and Child giving fathers hope

Newshub Producer Max Milyneux knew dads often ‘did it tough’ through separation or regarding contact with their children. Father & Child know hundreds of dads are kept from maintaining a bond for spurious reasons, delays and alienation.

This video was published on Newshub 2nd June 2017 (more…)

Mental Health Services for Fathers

With International Fathers’ Mental Health Day on June 19th 2017, Mark Williams of Fathers Reaching Out recorded a video interview with Father & Child support worker Brendon Smith to discuss the development of mental health services for fathers. (more…)

International Fathers Mental Health Day Mon 19th June

This is Men’s Health Month, and we know that Men’s Mental Health is usually dependant on our father issues being OK. Sometimes it’s our own father, we may be an expecting father, things can be tricky when we are a new father.

Should Fathers Be Allowed Overnight on Post-natal Wards?

Brendon Smith was interviewed by Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon today.

Maori Fathers, Young and Older, Wanted For Interviews in Auckland

Maori fathers are encouraged to be interviewed for a research study being conducted throughout the country from a Maori father’s perspective on parenting.

One in 25 men experience post-natal depression Brendon on TV

New research reveals as many as one in 25 New Zealand men experienced post-natal depression.

Father & Child Support Worker Brendon Smith was interviewed on Newshub tonight.

Thanks for Saving Father And Child Trust… Again!

Father and Child Trust has survived many tricky years. Funding a nationwide support network with reliable workers, trustworthy information and good administration is demanding. To have survived for 20 years and still be serving the community is a credit to many great contributions.

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