Directory of Fatherhood Programs in New Jersey

The Father Center of New Jersey
4 N. Broad Street Suite 2R
Trenton, NJ 08060

  • Parenting Education
  • Work readiness training/job search/job placement assistance
  • Resume Development
  • Anger Management
  • Computer Literacy
  • Health and wellness education
  • Individualized case management
  • Child support assistance
  • Referrals as needed.

Greater Bergen Community Action
263 Lafayette Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

  • Head Start and Early Head Start child development program serving pregnant moms, infants, toddlers, preschool children and their families
  • Workforce Learning Link- provides educational and career preparation program designed to deliver workforce training programs and services directly to welfare registrants, dislocated workers and other job seekers identified by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Father Time Keansburg
142 Port Monmouth Road
Keansburg, NJ

  • Group meetings for fathers and grandfathers that focus on spending quality time with children/grandchildren, how to execute enjoyable activities, deepen relationships with children/grandchildren

Fathers United of Salem
14 New Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079

  • Group Counseling, Educational Services, Assistance Support Group, Family Preservation

F.E.L.L.A.S- Fatherhood Program of Essex
50 Union Avenue Suite 403
Irvington, NJ 07111

FELLAS • Partnership for Maternal & Child Health (

  • offers fathers who reside in Essex County, whether they are biological/step/foster/adoptive fathers or men acting in a father role, the opportunity to participate in a 12 week fatherhood course called 24/7 Dad, bi-weekly support groups, individualized support, and a Community Advisory Board

Paulsboro Community Development Center
1540 Swedesboro Ave
Paulsboro, NJ 08066

  • Dedicated to helping individuals increase self-esteem and giving men and women the tools to be self-sufficient and reach obtainable goals.

YMCA of Newark
600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

  • Parenting Workshops- twelve weekly parenting workshops, to support child development learning.
  • Health and Well-being for Dads and Kids- opportunity for dads and their kids to learn together about healthy lifestyles and choices and supporting each other in an environment that encourages positive behavior change. Many of the extensive health and wellness resources of the Newark YMWCA are utilized to provide recreational and physical fitness programming for dads and kids.