Better Together: Support Services for African-American Moms and Families During and After Pregnancy

Fatherhood

Here is a list of community resources and support services available for African-American families related to fatherhood. If we’re missing a valuable resource, or you find a broken link, please let us know at contact@LABestBabies.org.

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Black Daddy Dialogues

A casual meet-up group for Black fathers, future fathers, and fathers of Black children, with the goal of helping them in their roles as support persons for their partners and young children.

Meeting Schedule/Location:
This online group meets every 2nd Saturday from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Email LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com or call 424-223-3133 to learn more.

A workshop hosted by Eisner Health for fathers whose partners are expecting. Gives dads helpful information on how to care for a baby, including how to change a diaper, how to soothe a crying baby, and how to support their partner after the baby arrives.

Open to dads whose partner is pregnant and an Eisner patient.

Community-based doula program that provides childbirth education, doula support and postpartum care for low- to moderate-income families.

Visit their website to learn about the additional health education and support services available.

Provides midwifery care, doula support, lactation consulting, support groups for mothers and fathers and educational workshops, including prenatal classes on breastfeeding

The center provides free workshops and healing and preventive health care services, including fatherhood/parenting workshops, prenatal classes and breastfeeding classes.

Provides support, parenting education and other services for fathers, with a goal to help them be loving, responsible parents and active participants in their children’s lives.

Project Fatherhood provides individual and family counseling, group support, partners’ groups, and therapeutic activities for children.


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Disclaimer: LA Best Babies Network provides this content as a service to the community. Listing a community resource/support service here does not necessarily imply endorsement. Please contact the organizations directly for more information on any of these programs.