The Fathering Families project offers Programmes and Services to help with the challenging tasks for parents, these include (but are not limited to)
Giving a child physical care: Feeding, shelter, rest, health and protection.
Giving a child affection: Expressed overt physical and verbal warmth and comfort.
Giving a child positive regard: Give approval, sensitivity to signals, responsiveness.
Providing a child with emotional security: Consistent and predictable warmth, sensitivity and comfort.
Setting child boundaries: Clear statements on what is acceptable, good supervision.
Allowing a child room to develop: Provide and allow challenges within the child’s capacity.
Teaching a child social behaviour: Model reliability, reasonableness and assertiveness.
Helping a child develop skills: Encourage learning and exploration, be responsive in play.
Helping a child's cognitive development: Reading, constructive play, monitor schooling.
Facilitating a child's social activity: Facilitate peer contact and provide new experiences.
The Fathering Families project will not work with any man who perpetrates domestic or sexual violence towards a woman, child or another man.An interim or ongoing non-molestation order.
A conviction for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH).
A conviction for Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH).
A conviction for Voluntary Manslaughter.
A conviction for Attempted Murder.
A conviction for Murder.
A conviction for any Sexual Offence.
The Fathering Families project define a perpetrator as someone who has a conviction in law for abuse against another person. For Example (but not limited to)