FAMILY-FOCUSED, INTERCONNECTED, RESILIENT, & ESSENTIAL (FATHERHOOD FIRE)

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FATHERHOOD EFFECT

Fatherhood FIRE (Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential)

Fatherhood FIRE is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. Grant Number 90ZJ0002. Fatherhood FIRE engages fathers or father figures by providing a broad array of services to promote parenting, co-parenting, father-child engagement.

 

Fatherhood FIRE also works to help participants obtain gainful employment through job search assistance, resume building, and job training initiatives. 

Participants may also obtain a trade certification as a pathway to economic stability.

Fatherhood EFFECT (Educating Fathers for Empowering Children Tomorrow)

Fatherhood EFFECT is funded by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Fatherhood EFFECT supports fathers and father figures by strengthening families through the evidence-based curriculum 24/7 DAD.  The Fatherhood EFFECT program also includes collaboration with coalitions that work to increase the quality of community supports targeted specifically for fathers.  

 

These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.

Father and Son

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM?

Fathers, father figures (uncles, the oldest male sibling in the home) and teen fathers with children 0-24 years old. 

 

WHERE CAN I APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM?

Contact

Community Engagement Specialist ezell@metinc.org

832-401-6180

MET Fatherhood Programs are available in the following Texas counties:  Austin, Chambers, Hardin, Liberty, Montgomery, NE Harris, Polk, and Waller.