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Content on the impact on fathers and their families of fathers’ incarceration, with particular reference to Young Offenders, during the men’s imprisonment and the process of re-settlement.

Practice » Imprisoned fathers
13 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Our Dads’ FAQs feature information and guidance on a range of subjects, and are intended to help fathers who want to play an active role in their children’s lives. 
FI research » Imprisoned fathers
Practice » Imprisoned fathers
23 July 2013 | Leave a comment
Young fathers (aged 16-24) are some of the most invisible, marginalised and vulnerable parents in the UK. Many – though by no means all – have grown up in difficult circumstances, are on low incomes or benefits, have few academic qualifications and relatively poor career prospects. 
FI research » Imprisoned fathers
22 July 2013 | 5 comments
‘For too long, our culture has treated boys who become fathers . . . as detached misfits who are the architects of many of our nation’s problems, rather than seeing these youth for who they really are: young men trying to navigate a complex array of difficult life circumstances that place them at a tremendous disadvantage’ (Kiselica, 2008). 
Policy » Imprisoned fathers
16 February 2013 | One comment
Many policy documents and some legislation require family, health and education professionals to engage with ‘parents’. This should, of course, mean that they engage with fathers as well as mothers – but research show that this tends to happen all too rarely. 
Policy » Imprisoned fathers
31 January 2013 | 172 comments
13Parental Responsibility is a legal status an adult can hold in relation to a child, which gives that adult all the ‘rights and responsibilities’ of a parent. 
Practice » Imprisoned fathers
1 December 2012 | One comment
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.