The Importance of Fatherhood

The importance of fatherhood and the role play in the lives of their children has not always been fully appreciated by society, the courts and social service organizations. The Dads’ Resource Center has been established to benefit children of separated or divorced parents by advocating the importance of fathers having adequate opportunities to fulfill their role of fatherhood.

Kids Need Dads – this is a brochure from the Pennsylvania Office of Children and Families in Court. “Pennsylvania endorses the positive involvement of fathers and paternal families to protect children, promote child well-being, and provide timely permanency for children.”

DRC Blog Post – Five published studies supporting the connection between father involvement and lower risky sexual behavior by their daughters.