Father Engagement

Consistent and positive engagement with paternal figures in childhood is associated with constructive behavioral outcomes that can last a lifetime. Though academic achievement is also correlated with higher father involvement, it’s the strong psychological foundation built through these relationships that really stands out in research. To ensure Friendly Center clients of all ages have the space to foster these beneficial paternal-child relationships, Friendly Center facilitates Father Engagement events throughout the year. At these events, families are invited to engage in meaningful bonding activities and work together in a productive and exciting way – giving families the opportunity to strengthen bonds and the hope to build meaningful relationships based on unity and positive experiences.