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Practice » Drugs and alcohol
1 December 2012
Useful organisations and information sources: Below you will find a referral organisation for specialist advice on most issues.  Do email us (mail@fatherhoodinstitute.org) if you think any of our information is wrong or needs updating (organisations can change their details day to day, and they don’t usually inform us when they do!) or if you feel we have missed out or misrepresented an important service Advice Now An independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, up-to-date information on rights and legal issues.  
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
Blog » Drugs and alcohol
22 May 2012
Mark Osborn writes: Working with the Family Rights Group, we are funded through the DfE’s Voluntary and Community Sector grant to support local authority safeguarding services to engage more effectively with fathers and other men in families. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
2 July 2010
Making sure your agency registers key information about all dads as a matter of course is a MUST. In fact for all agency staff to ROUTINELY gather such details is the single most important step to engaging with substantial numbers of young fathers. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
26 February 2010
This is one of a series of guide to help agencies develop father-inclusive services, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families’ Parenting Implementation Project (PIP), which ran from early 2008 until June 2009. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
26 February 2010
This is one of a series of guides to help agencies develop father-inclusive services, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families’ Parenting Implementation Project (PIP), which ran from early 2008 until June 2009. 
External research » Drugs and alcohol
11 January 2010
On 3 April, 2009, the Economic and Social Research Council funded a conference at the University of Cambridge: “Gender and Parenting Culture: Intensive Fatherhood?” At the link below, you can read a detailed report of the day, with the links to the left of the page taking you to recordings/presentations.