Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut
Welcome
The John S. Martinez Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut is currently in its fifteenth year of operation. We are extremely encouraged by the many lives we have touched and the accomplishments we have made together.
 
 
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Latest News
Thursday, April 28, 2016
MERGE for Equality
  MERGE for Equality is pleased to announce Wednesday, June 15, 2016 is the date of our 3rd Annual Summit.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
DSS convenes a “special session” of the Connecticut Fatherhood Advisory Council
  On December 9, 2015 DSS convened a “special session” of the Connecticut Fatherhood Advisory Council at the DSS Central Office located at 55 Farmington Ave in Hartford to launch the Connecticut Fatherhood Initiative’s Strategic Plan and the DSS Fatherhood Program Certification Ceremony.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
DSS Certification for Fatherhood Programs
  On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, the Department of Social Services (DSS) held an informational session on the process for becoming a DSS certified Fatherhood Program at the United Way of Greater New Haven. The session offered general information to those programs interested in the opportunity to strengthen their program’s ability to provide quality services to fathers and their families, as well as an opportunity for interested programs to interact with current DSS certified fatherhood programs and participate in a Question and Answer session.

Monday, September 28, 2015
Juan Giron Sanchez (Social Justice Advocate) interview on the Fox CT Stan Simpson Show
  The segment is called “Cleaning up a Criminal Past” and focuses on ex-offenders seeking Pardons in Connecticut.

Friday, June 12, 2015
2015 edition of the Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut Family Services Directory Now Available
  We are pleased to provide you with the 2015 edition of the Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut Family Services Directory. This important resource lists many fatherhood providers, support groups, web-based sites and other resources at the state and local levels that support fatherhood-related issues.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Promoting Responsible Fatherhood (PRF) Public Service Announcements
  Follow this link to view two thought provoking Promoting Responsible Fatherhood (PRF) Public Service Announcement videos “Be A Driving Force” and “Who’s Got the Wheel”.