Community Action Partnership
Lancaster Family Center - Promoting Responsible Fatherhood
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Services provided by the Initiative include: - A media campaign in cooperation with the National Fatherhood Initiative with the message that fathers involvement with their children is important - Case management for fathers and their families - Programming including: 1) "Foundations of Fatherhood", a 12-week educational support group that covers all areas of fathering, from self-image to anger management to spiritual leadership. Fathers are encouraged to share from experience as they identify with one another's problems and triumphs. 2) "Long Distance Dads", a class for incarcerated fathers, similar to "Foundations of Fatherhood." 3) "Five Love Languages", a video series on developing effective communication with partner and children. 4) Dads in Training (DIT): Promotes fatherhood responsibility to young fathers; provides case management and educational support groups. The Initiative partners with other agencies and organizations to provide services to all Lancaster County fathers and will establish new programs as necessary.
601 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Fathers who want to become better men, partners and dads
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Can schedule other times if necessary
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 299-7301 Main
  • (717) 431-1027 Main
  • (717) 431-1030 Fax
Intake Procedure: Telephone; Must meet with a specialist for assessment (approx. 45 minutes)
Fee Amounts: None
Languages Spoken: English/Spanish
Service Contact: Patrice Dixon, Director, 717-431-1027,
  • Case/Care Management
  • Fathers
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Parenting Skills Classes
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