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 

To connect with us further, click on one of the links below or alternatively come down to your local community fathering hub – locations below.

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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) 11 Hemingway Drive, Camillo

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.

City of Kwinana

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

City of Swan

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

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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