Dads’ Resource Center Research

Jail Visitation Survey

Jail Visitation Survey A new survey conducted by Dads’ Resource Center in 2019 revealed that fewer than half of Pennsylvania county jails allow inmates barrier-free visits with their children.  Of the 50 jails that

PFA Survey

PFA Survey In 2019 the Dad’s Resource Center surveyed Temporary Orders of Protection From Abuse (PFA) filed during 2017 in 12 Pennsylvania counties and found that how information is currently reported obstructs the development

GAL Survey

GAL Survey Individuals who play a major role in the outcomes of child custody cases in Pennsylvania have virtually no oversight or professional standards in hiring or training, which could lead to potentially harmful

CYS Study

CYS Study In 2019 the Dads’ Resource Center concluded a study researching potential biases toward fathers within Pennsylvania courts, legal system, and county and human services agencies. This study reviewed the ratio of male

Custody Study

Custody Study In 2019 the Dad’s Resource Center concluded a study reviewing the distribution of time that children are assigned to parents in divorce proceedings by Courts of the Commonwealth in 14 Pennsylvania counties

Pennsylvania County Jail Contact Visit Survey

A new survey conducted by Dads’ Resource Center (DRC) reveals that fewer than half of Pennsylvania county jails allow inmates barrier-free visits with their children. Of the 50 jails that responded to the survey, 28