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Fatherhood Resources

The following links provide you with information about the important role fathers have in enabling their child’s healthy development.

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A Driver’s Manual for New Dads (New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance)
This guide will help you navigate the twists and turns of parenting. In this manual you will find advice from parenting professionals and dads as well as a number of helpful resources throughout New York State.
Becoming a Father (Kid’s Health)
Find answers to the questions you have about becoming a father at Kid’s Health. You will find information on many topics focusing on the health and development of your child and family.
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The Daddy Factor: The Crucial Impact of Fathers on Young Children’s Development (Zero to Three)
As a father you are a key factor in your child’s long-term development. Read the many ways fathers have a powerful impact on the lives of their children.
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For Dads (National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse – NRFC)
Want to be more involved in your child’s life? Check out the Clearinghouse’s tips and activities and find out everything you and your child can do together from games to activities of the week! You can also connect with fatherhood programs around the U.S. or learn how you can become a mentor.