Fatherhood Empowerment Center at CADCOM

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113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-277-6363

Where being a good dad is part of being a real man.


The Problem

Father Absence Crisis -- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America -- one out of three -- live without their biological father in the home. Research shows that when a child is raised in a father-absent home, he or she is affected in the following ways.

  • 4x greater risk of poverty

  • More likely to have behavioral problems

  • 2x greater risk of infant mortality

  • More likely to commit crime

  • More likely to go to prison

  • 7x more likely to become pregnant as a teen

  • More likely to face abuse and neglect

  • More likely to abuse drugs and alcohol

  • 2x more likely to suffer obesity

  • 2x more likely to drop out of high school

Our Solution

Healthy Relationships

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Financial Stability

  • Personal Health

  • Spiritual Family

  • Mentor of Men

This program is dedicated to empowering, educating, supporting and challenging men to
become stronger, more positive forces within their own families and communities.

Fatherhood Coaches are needed to facilitate group meetings, lead workshops, and serve as lead representatives for the Fatherhood Empowerment Center in communities throughout Montgomery County to help advance the mission of improving the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers in their lives.



The services provided by the team of staff and volunteers at the Fatherhood Empowerment Center are free to participants and designed to equip men with the skills and support needed for them to achieve success as men and fathers.  Success in the program is measured against the following twelve factors that are presented in detail and discussed in depth at many of our fatherhood group meetings.

Group services also include fatherhood workshops in both community and correctional settings for men, as well as workshops for mothers to help improve their relationships with the dads of their children and develop skills to communicate and co-parent effectively.

Individual services include case management and fatherhood coaching on a variety of parenting issues, support in navigating child custody, child support, visitation and co-parenting plans.

Men are also empowered by attending a career seekers course that includes a career assessment, review of occupational data, resume and cover letter development, job searching, online applications, and interview preparation.  Services for career seekers also includes use of our computer lab, new suits, haircuts and beard trims, and transportation tokens.

Barriers to employment and personal development are also addressed to help fathers heal from their past, overcome the negative consequences of destructive decisions, and find a new way of living that results in fathers of value in the lives of their children.



113 E. Main street,
Norristown, PA

12 Session Community Workshop for Dads

  • Family History

  • What It Means to Be a Man

  • Managing Feelings

  • Men's Health

  • Communication

  • The Father's Role

  • Discipline

  • Children's Growth

  • Getting Involved

  • Co-Parenting

  • Dads and Work

  • My 24:7 Dad Checklist

12 Session Community Workshop for Dads

  • Fathering and the 24:7 Dad

  • Boyhood to Manhood

  • Dealing with Anger

  • Knowing Myself

  • Family Ties

  • Sex, Love and Relationshiops

  • Power and Control

  • Competition and Fathering

  • Communication Skills

  • Fun with the Kids

  • Stress, Alcohol and Work

  • My 24:7 Dad Checklist

12 Session Workshop for Incarcerated Dads

  • Getting Started

  • Family History

  • What It Means to Be a Man

  • Managing Feelings

  • Men's Health

  • Communication

  • The Father's Role

  • Children's Growth

  • Discipline

  • Co-Parenting

  • Fathering from the Inside

  • Celebrate

8 Session Community Workshop for Moms

  • My Life as a Mom

  • My Father's Impact

  • My Mother's Impact

  • Me and My Children's Father

  • The Impact on My Children

  • Patterns of Communication

  • Open, Safe Communication

  • How to Listen

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