Father and Child Trust’s Brendon Smith presented at the AAIMHI Conference “And father makes three; family inclusive practice” on Oct 29-31 at UNSW in Sydney, Australia.
The NZ Herald on Sunday mentions Father and Child Trust, along with Thrive Teen Parents and Great Potentials Foundation. The article was about a teen dad who has fathered thirteen children, not much is known about his level of involvement.
Christchurch Teen Dads Programme The teen dads programme in Christchurch started in May 2011, in close collaboration with Waipuna Youth & Community Trust. This is the service description as proposed to the funder (excerpt from the entire proposal): Aim A small amount of funding is available through the Ministry of Social Development to provide a […]
The New Black: Teen Dads Social policymakers have started to go all gooey about teenage fathers, but there is more to it than funding a bit of help to get their lives straightened out. Teen fatherhood is about improving outcomes for babies and preventing future unplanned early pregnancies, writes Harald Breiding-Buss Teen dads are the […]
Brendon was interviewed for a story on teenage dads published in the Sunday News last weekend.
Father & Child Trust and Waipuna Youth and Community Trust have received the nod from the Ministry of Social Development for a collaboration aiming to give teen dads better support and both parents to work together better in Christchurch. The $22,000 p.a. contract is one of nine contracts for teen dad services around the country. […]
Father & Child Auckland has received funding from the Manurewa Community Board (Manukau City Council) towards a series of 3 seminars on what it means to be a father. These seminars will be held later in 2010. Details will be announced shortly but if you are interested or know anyone who might be send us […]