Community Fathering

Not all dads need the same things, so our approach supports all dads. Whether you are a new dad, a teen dad, a single dad, an older dad, a grand-dad, part of a blended family, a father figure, a biological dad with little connection to mum, or don’t have as much access to your family as you’d like, we’ve got your back.
Man and Boy Playing with Plastic Toys in Patio

Our Community Fathering program provides tailored support, services, courses and events to help you:

  • CONNECT with other fathers
  • CREATE better relationships with your children
  • BUILD your fathering tool kit
  • GAIN practical tips for better fathering
  • IMPROVE your mental health and confidence 

We also provide a free resource library and a drop in and training centre, for fathers, male role models and children.

Our drop-in centres provide access to a Community Fathering Co-ordinator. Current drop-in centres are located:

New South Wales

City of Wollongong

The Foundery

132 Wentworth Street

Port Kembla

Call: 0451 059 049

Western Australia

City of Armadale 

Child and Parent Centre Westfield Park (On the grounds of Westfield Park Primary School)

Our Case Manager is available on Wednesdays. Please call 08 9235 7004 to make an appointment. 

City of Rockingham

Child and Parent Centre East Waikiki (On the grounds of East Waikiki Primary School) end of Murchison Road and Cnr of Carnegie Loop, Cooloongup.

Our Case Manager is available on Mondays. Please call 08 9367 0967 to make an appointment. 

City of Kwinana

Child and Parent Centre Calista (On the grounds of Calista Primary School) Harlow Rd, Calista

Our Case Manager is available on Thursdays. Please call 08 9367 0960 to make an appointment. 

City of Swan

Child and Parent Centre Swan (On the grounds of Middle Swan Primary School) Cockman Cross, Stratton.

Our Case Manager, Victor Crevatin is available on Fridays. Please call 08 9274 4499 or email or contact Community Fathering Manager, David Walker to make an appointment. 

ABC Compass Documentary Trailer 
Westfield Park Primary School Dads and Kids Camp




Community Fathering Manager in WA, David Walker, speaks with Meerilinga Podcast Positive Childhoods.

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