Resources for Fathers

When dads have a healthy relationship with their children, it helps them to develop in healthy ways and have more positive outcomes in their lives.

Resources

Dads in Distress
Supports dads experiencing trauma through family breakdown and separation.
https://parentsbeyondbreakup.com/dids/

Dads Online
Provides relevant information to help fathers have thriving relationships with their children.
https://www.dadsonline.com.au/

PANDA – Support for Dads
https://panda.org.au/get-support/support-dads
Resources, Online Forums and Getting Help
Helpline: 1300 726 306 (Mon-Sat 9am -7:30pm)

MensLine 
Telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men.
mensline.org.au
1300 78 99 78

Parentline
A free statewide telephone counselling and support service for all Victorian parents and carers of children from 0-18 years
13 22 89

SMS4dads
Fathers, Dads-to-be, Families & Health Professionals. Receive free text messages, support, info & tips – especially for dads & dads-to-be
www.sms4dads.com.au

Support for Fathers (Relationships Australia)
Support for Fathers is providing dads with options and information about fatherhood, the relationship with their partner and connecting with their kids.
supportforfathers.com.au
1300 364 277

Working Fathers 
The University of Melbourne
Resources and Podcast
Working Fathers Introduction | Forum (unimelb.edu.au)

LOCAL SOCIAL GROUPS

Dads of Vermont
Leeroy Café, 37 Centre Rd, Vermont
Meet alternating Saturday & Sunday
Join us for free coffee and baby chino
Contact Facilitator:  Tom Fagernes
0413 558 152 or thomas.fagernes@dadsgroup.org
Event details: facebook.com/groups/DadsOfVermont/

Local Playgroups    

Library Story Times