716-884-6711 info@bppn.org

RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE

Mission

Help fathers and families thrive through parenting education, advocacy, mentoring, and job readiness coordination in order to promote responsible fatherhood and enhance the quality of father-child relationships; promoting resiliency and strengthening the family and community infrastructure.

Vision

BPPN’s vision is for every father we engage to be involved, committed and accountable for the well-being of their child; equipped to provide comfort, support, and stability in the lives of their family and community.

Program activities and services address:

  • Personal Development & mentoring
  • Parenting & co-parenting
  • Strengthening positive father-child engagement
  • Promoting Financial literacy (FDIC Money Smart curriculum)
  • Economic stability (Coordination with workforce development initiatives)

The Responsible Fatherhood Initiative is proudly funded by The John R. Oishei Foundation.

To learn about child support please watch this YouTube video of Lenora B. Foote, Esq. on Child Support.

To learn more about the program or volunteer opportunities with mentoring young fathers, nurturing fathers group facilitating, and street outreach (i.e. tabling, door to door, etc.) please call Antoine Johnson at 884-6711 ext. 279 or ajohnson@bppn.org.

This Fall 2018 BPPN and our partners at Engaging Fathers and Say Yes Buffalo will be hosting a Nurturing Fathers Program series.  Any Fathers and Father figures interested in this free education should contact Antoine Johnson at BPPN- 884-6711 ext. 279 or ajohnson@bppn.org.

The first session will begin on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Bennett High School, 2885 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, in room #002; session will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for 13 weeks.  (Sessions will end on December 19th) The session beginning on Monday, October 22nd will end on Monday, January 14th, 2019)

The second session will begin on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Saints Home Church, 323 Winspear Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215; the session will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM for 13 weeks.

Please visit the link below or click Register to register for one of the two courses-

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDIfzOl-vH9s9xm-7pe1TKMDKMQUG1GRUmfKxC2jlPFvJKwg/viewform?usp=sf_link

These sessions are sponsored by Engaging Fathers, SAY YES Buffalo and BPPN.

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