Resources For Fathers
While the HRP Mamas online community centers on the shared experiences and need for peer to peer support between mothers, our organization as a whole recognizes how important support for fathers is. As such, our monthly educational events are curated to support the needs of all parents.
For Dad specific support, we encourage all fathers to check out the list of resources below.
HRP Mamas is a proud co-sponsor of the NYC Dads Group "New Dad Bootcamp" in Tribeca.
See link below for more info.
NYC DADS GROUP, is a diverse community for fathers in the New York City area looking to socialize and interact with other dads who enjoy spending quality time with their children.
The Handsome Father fosters a community of support to connect, equip and inspire gay fathers and fathers-to-be. The Handsome Father and NYC Dads group have partnered up on meet-ups: "The Handsome Father + City Dads Group. We’ve partnered with City Dads Group to create local meet-up groups that are welcoming and accepting of all dads, including gay, bi and trans dads, to socialize and support each other on our fatherhood journey. Available in most major metropolitan areas, there are meet-up groups in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and many places in between."
Founded in 1970, the GAY & BI FATHERS’ FORUM OF NYC is dedicated to providing the New York tri-state area with a safe and nurturing place for Bisexual and Gay Fathers to exchange ideas, share personal experiences, and offer mutual support in a social situation. Meetings held first Friday of the Month.
The Center provides a variety of groups, clinics and workshops designed to support LGBT Parents. Parenthood support includes: Parenthood planning workshops, Networking opportunities, Pro-bono legal and tax clinics, Adoption, foster care, alternative insemination/IVF and surrogacy referrals, Monthly Family Play Days.
A family-friendly networking place for gay dads and families.
FB's Largest Gay Dad group
The National At-Home Dad Network, provides support, education and advocacy for fathers who are the primary caregivers of their children.
The Single Fathers’ Program is a family support group for custodial fathers, non-custodial fathers and grandfathers who have children under the age of 18 years. Weekly group sessions focus on family management issues and the improvement of relationships with children, grandchildren, co-parents and other family members.The Single Fathers’ Program is a family support group for custodial fathers, non-custodial fathers and grandfathers who have children under the age of 18 years. Weekly group sessions focus on family management issues and the improvement of relationships with children, grandchildren, co-parents and other family members.
We are fathers, grandfathers and male caregivers of children and individuals with special needs of all ages, LDs and developments and physical disabilities. Our quarterly Forums provide resources and an opportunity to network with other male caregivers in a welcoming and social environment. The agenda usually includes a combination of: dads sharing their stories, videos, and presentations by special guest speakers on topics of interest.
Men Having Babies is a peer support network for biological gay fathers and fathers to be, offering monthly workshops and an annual seminar, as well as online forums.
Helping Gay Dads Navigate Fatherhood
Please note: Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement by The Hudson River Park Mothers Group. The information being presented is offered only for general informational purposes and does not constitute medical, legal, or other advice.