Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut
The John S. Martinez Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut is currently in its seventeenth 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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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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.

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.