Child & Family

Caring Dads

Caring Dads is a 17 week group designed to support fathers in developing child-centred and abuse free relationships with their children and their children’s mother.

Program Information

At Caring Dads fathers

  • Learn the difference between parent centered and child centered parenting
  • Develop skills to cope in healthy ways with frustrating situations
  • Understand how different fathering strategies and choices effect children
  • Increase their awareness of controlling, abusive, and neglectful attitudes and behaviors
  • Are provided with developmental information and parenting examples that can strengthen father-child relationships

Who Is Eligible?

Fathers who have physically / emotionally abused or neglected their children and / or exposed them to abusive choices of behaviour towards their mother.

How To Refer:

Ministry of Children and Family Development referrals are given priority. Referrals from Adult Probation, other community resources as well as self-referrals are considered next if space allows.

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Contact Information

Kamloops Location

396 Tranquille Road,
Kamloops, BC
V2B 3G7

Merritt Location

2975 Clapperton Ave,
Merritt, BC
V1K 1A3