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Support for Fathers

Support for Fathers is a national project, delivered by Relationships Australia Victoria, and funded by the Australian federal government.

Support for Fathers provides dads and father-figures with options and information about fatherhood, the relationship with their partner and connecting with their kids. They also enable workplaces and organisations to engage and work with dads and families more effectively and support them through fatherhood.

Vision and mission

For dads and father-figures to:

  • learn more about the importance of their role as dads and partners
  • have options based on real dads, evidence and practical strategies
  • improve their confidence as dads and partners
  • role-model healthy and respectful relationships within their family and community
  • have more positive experiences with support services
  • experience support services that are focused on the needs of dads.

How Support for Fathers can help

Support for Fathers provides:

  • a curated social media wall including all the great fatherhood stuff out there
  • workshops and resources for dads and father-figures on fatherhood, healthy relationships and connecting with kids
  • training and a professionals’ toolkit for services working with dads and families
  • workplace programs for dads to get together, learn about fatherhood and share dad stories.

Information line

To learn more or book us in, contact Dom Alford, Project Coordinator at supportforfathers@rav.org.au

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Last reviewed: May 2021

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Bonding with your kids | Support For Fathers

Bonding with your kids. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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7 Types of Dad | Support For Fathers

7 Types of Dad. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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Just about dads Archives | Support For Fathers

Dads in Australia are generally expected to be "breadwinners" - but is this for every dad? The priority for a

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Resources Archive | Support For Fathers

Support for Fathers has put together some resources to help you in your journey into fatherhood. Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Professionals Toolkits Library.

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Dads' programs | Support For Fathers

Support for Fathers has compiled a summary of what’s available for dads around Australia

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Healthy relationships | Support For Fathers

Healthy relationships. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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Work and family balance | Support For Fathers

Work and family balance. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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Dads at work | Support For Fathers

Dads at work. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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Links | Support For Fathers

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Dads raising the next generation | Support For Fathers

Dads raising the next generation. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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