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Hundley Foundation Fatherhood Program

The next Hundley Foundation Fatherhood Program will start on Thursday, April 11th, 2024 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and will continue every Thursday evening until June 27th.

The presence of a nurturing and attentive father has a profound impact on the health and well-being of a child. But, becoming a responsible father is not easy, especially if you did not have a positive male role model growing up.

This is why the Hundley Foundation created the Hundley Fatherhood Program at Eisner Health. It is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL 12-week program for fathers, stepfathers, relative caregivers and foster parents of children of any age. During this class,  you will meet other dads, learn how to communicate with your children, appropriate activities and community resources available to you and your kids.

There is a new session in English or Spanish starting every three months.

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Program description:

  • Max. 15 participants per class.

  • During the program, each participant will receive GIFTS after the first class and at other times throughout the program including gas cards, car seats, cribs, gift cards, and strollers, among others.

  • At the end of the course, each participant will receive a certificate of completion for participation.

  • Attendee must commit to attend all classes.

  • Attendees do not need to be Eisner Health patients to participate.

  • No tests.

Program Testimonials

During this class,  I learned how to transmit positively to our children; the influences that affect our children and the attention we need at each of the stages.

I learned how to discipline children without the need to hit them.

I learned how to talk about feelings and how important it can be in the family bond and especially with our children.

Upcoming Classes

Weekly Topics
Week 1 - The Roots of Fathering: Program Introduction
Week 2 - Self-Nurturing Skills: Fathers different cultural styles
Week 3 - Self- Nurturing Skills: Principles and practice
Week 4 - The World of feelings and Male Nurturing
Week 5 - The Power of Nurture: Fathering without Violence or Fear
Week 6 - Overcoming Barriers: Managing Anger, Reducing Stress
Week 7 - Discipline and Fun Games: Communication Skills, Father Play
Week 8 - Fun Games for Fathers and their Children
Week 9 - Fathering Sons/Fathering Daughters: Teaching values and role modeling
Week 10 - Nurturing Relationships: Negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving
Week 11 - A time and place for Fathering: Successes and challenges
Week 12 - Healing the father: The Nurturing Father Circle. Graduation and Certificates

Every man has the potential to be a great dad, and so can you!

Questions? Please contact:

Nadia Martinez (213) 588-0228  (texting okay)

For Urgent Issues:

Eisner Health (213) 747-5542 Ext. 2446