Dads Matter

Dads Matter is a free 12-week course supporting fathers across Norfolk.

Whether a father is living with his children or apart from them, his role in their upbringing is of huge importance. We welcome not just biological dads but any significant male role model in the child’s life. This includes stepdads and uncles.

Dads Matter is not a parenting course, it’s a course for parents.

See times and venues for the Dad's Matter course

This August we will be holding four Dad Days across Norfolk. These provide an opportunity for dads and their children to share a day of creative activities together. Each day will be free entry, with lunch and refreshments included. These days are open to children who receive free school meals.

Find out more about our Dad Days



Course information

Find out what you will learn over the twelve week course

What dads said about Dads Matter

“I’m not one for meetings or groups but coming along, dads sharing their experience was a surprise and an eye opener.”

“I can see the results of what I’ve learnt on this course.”

“Anger was my preset but one day after attending the course I decided rather than get angry, I hugged her. Since then she has stopped reacting angrily. Dads Matter has given me a chance to step out of the way I was and try a new approach.”

“I've learnt things I never knew about the baby before it’s born.”

“Dads Matter has been very important to me, to have somewhere to come and gain understanding of myself as well as my children. Helps with fathers and their relationship with the social worker.”


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