Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut
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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Friday, January 09, 2015
Promoting Responsible Fatherhood (PRF) Video
  Please view this timeless Promoting Responsible Fatherhood video titled “It’s About the Kids”. This video documents the hardships and triumphs of three men in their journeys to become better fathers to their children.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
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, December 15, 2014
"Where We Live" Interview
  In a Father’s Day tribute, National Public Radio’s John Dankosky, host of “Where We Live” sits down in an interview with Tony Judkins, Program Manager at the Connecticut Department of Social Services to talk about the John S. Martinez Fatherhood Initiative. While this interview was recorded on June 17th , 2011, it was replayed around Father’s Day 2014 and has timely perspective for the entire year.

Friday, December 12, 2014

2015 New England Fathering Conference
  We are excited to announce that the 16th Annual New England Fathering Conference will again be hosted by Rhode Island, at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Hotel in Newport, on March 18th- 20th, 2015.

Friday, December 12, 2014
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”.