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Fathers and Families Center

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Fathers and Families Center
October 2013

Indianapolis area parents are fortunate to have the support of the Fathers and Families Center. The organization is hosting an important event this week.

Special needs fathers and caregivers will not want to miss the upcoming Fathers and Families Center's November 16th Symposium. Attendees will network with other families, participate in workshops, and gain valuable knowledge from several nationally renowned fatherhood and disability experts such as Dr. Robert Naseef.

November 16, 2013 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ivy Tech Community College

2820 North Meridian Street

Tickets: $15 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

To order tickets, visit http://www.fatherresource.org

Contact Ian Albright for more information at 317-921-5943

The Fathers and Families Center is a part of Wishard Health Services. The organization is founded on the following principals.

Mission: To build a noble legacy of fatherhood – improving the life chances of children by assisting young fathers in achieving self-sufficiency and in strengthening parental involvement.

Vision: Children with involved fathers, thriving in healthy families and strong communities.

Values: The Board of Directors, the volunteers, the staff and the clients of the center believe in certain organizational principles, which guide the mission and the activities of the center.

**All visitors to the center will be welcomed and respected.

**Fathers are encouraged to see hope in their future.

**Fathers are valuable resources to their children, families and communities.

**Fathers' involvement with their children is essential to developing both the fathers' and the children's maturity and potential.

**Parental self-sufficiency and meaningful employment are essential to the well-being of children.

**Effective parenting is the strongest building block of a community.

**Children need the love, involvement and support of both their mother and their father.

**Fathers are encouraged to have respectful working relationships with their children's mothers.

**An informed community welcomes, acknowledges and supports fathers involved in the lives of their children


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