National Fatherhood Initiative:
Involved, responsible and committed fathers are key to healthy families and strong communities. National Fatherhood Initiative provides resources to engage and educate men and fathers, including the Why Knot?™ A Marriage-Readiness Program for Men, which helps to prepare men for a healthy marriage. For more information on National Fatherhood Initiative and its programs, please visit
or call 301-948-0599.
The Connections Project - An initiative that focuses on the power of engaged fathers for successful reentry
Office of the Attorney General of Texas:
Strong families are the bedrock of Texas. When Texas families are strong, Texas is strong. The Family Initiatives Section of the Texas Office of the Attorney General-Child Support Division supports the agency's commitment to value Texas families and children throughout all its programs, policies and activities. The Family Initiatives Section leads programs to strengthen families, support healthy relationships and marriage, encourage responsible fatherhood, and promote increased parental cooperation and involvement with children. To learn more about these programs and services please visit: http://www.oag.state.tx.us/cs/ofi/index.shtml
Parenting and Paternity Awareness program (P.A.P.A.) training for teachers schedule.
Texas Council on Family Violence:
The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) is one of the largest domestic violence coalitions in the nation. Founded in 1978, TCFV has been a leader in the efforts to end family violence through partnerships, advocacy and direct services for women, children and men. TCFV’s mission is to promote safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence. TCFV’s membership is comprised of family violence service providers, supportive organizations, survivors of domestic violence, businesses and professionals, communities of faith and other concerned citizens. As a membership-focused organization, TCFV is firmly committed to serving its members, communities in Texas and thousands of victims of domestic violence and their families.
To discuss TCFV’s work or to request assistance, please contact the TCFV Policy team at 1.800.525.1978 or visit the TCFV website at:www.tcfv.org.
TCFV is co-located with the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH). Through a telephone hotline operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, NDVH provides crisis intervention, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, and friends and families across the nation. For more information on the Hotline, visit
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233