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The Father Center of New Jersey

The Father Center of New Jersey The Father Center of New Jersey offers fathers the emotional, social, and economic resources to improve their lives and those of their children.

We believe that when fathers are empowered to be good parents, the entire community benefits. Several Trenton families seeking to protect vulnerable children and support families founded The Father Center of New Jersey, formerly Union Industrial Home for Children, in 1859. Serving first as an orphanage, the organization has grown to focus on improving quality of life for children by supporting the

We believe that when fathers are empowered to be good parents, the entire community benefits. Several Trenton families seeking to protect vulnerable children and support families founded The Father Center of New Jersey, formerly Union Industrial Home for Children, in 1859. Serving first as an orphanage, the organization has grown to focus on improving quality of life for children by supporting the

Operating as usual

We changed our Burlington office location and recently moved to 17 West Broad Street in Burlington, NJ.We are excited to...
04/23/2022

We changed our Burlington office location and recently moved to 17 West Broad Street in Burlington, NJ.

We are excited to expand the services we offer to the Burlington community! If you or anyone you know needs fatherhood support, please call (609) 695-3663 or email us at [email protected]!

#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #BurlingtonCounty #outreach

The Father Center of New Jersey is hosting a job fair at our Trenton location on May 10th!Contact Lisa Colclough, TFCNJ’...
04/20/2022

The Father Center of New Jersey is hosting a job fair at our Trenton location on May 10th!

Contact Lisa Colclough, TFCNJ’s Job Developer to sign up.

#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #jobfair #nowhiring #work #jobs

For Mother's Day, we would love it if you would consider donating to this very important project and help one of our stu...
04/19/2022
Five Kids, An Eviction Looming and One Extraordinary Mom

For Mother's Day, we would love it if you would consider donating to this very important project and help one of our student's families move to a safe home. Please read this article and consider supporting Osker and his family.
https://patch.com/new-jersey/princeton/five-kids-eviction-looming-one-extraordinary-mom?fbclid=IwAR35dp_Yofnl5eVK44eVw4L5ZOPKdPZ_FLuhTDafisSrZntttF3Id3PeV4s

Katiana Gedin's struggle to provide a safe and secure home for her children as a single mom and two children diagnosed with autism.

We are so grateful to Renewing the Mind for becoming a sponsor for the 17th annual Platinum Dads event! By becoming a sp...
04/18/2022

We are so grateful to Renewing the Mind for becoming a sponsor for the 17th annual Platinum Dads event!

By becoming a sponsor, we can define and develop value-added opportunities for both your company and our agency.

#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #platinumdads #strengthenfathersstrengthenfamilies #sponsorships #events

Happy Easter! #thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #Easter #holidays
04/17/2022

Happy Easter!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #Easter #holidays

Become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads event! Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive oppo...
04/14/2022

Become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads event!

Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive opportunity to partner with your organization to include corporate engagement & volunteer, community involvement, and corporate social responsibility programs.

Follow this link to learn more about what our sponsorships offer!
https://www.eventbrite.com/.../17th-annual-platinum-dads...

By becoming a sponsor, we can define and develop value-added opportunities for both your company and our agency!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #sponsorships #platinumdads #StrengthenFathersStrengthenFamilies

Join us on April 28th for a Professional Development Workshop, hosted by TFCNJ’s Job Developer, Lisa Colclough! In this ...
04/11/2022

Join us on April 28th for a Professional Development Workshop, hosted by TFCNJ’s Job Developer, Lisa Colclough! In this workshop, participants will work on their resumes.

To register, contact Lisa at [email protected].

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #resumewriting #resumes #workshops #work #jobs

Randall E. Toby, Project/Program Coordinator for TFCNJ will be interviewed by John E. Harmon, Sr. from the African Ameri...
04/10/2022

Randall E. Toby, Project/Program Coordinator for TFCNJ will be interviewed by John E. Harmon, Sr. from the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

Ran will share information about TFCNJ's Bridges2SuccessTM program and discuss the importance of running an agency dedicated to strengthening families through empowering men.

Tune in tomorrow, Monday April 11th at 5 pm on the radio channel 920 AM!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #empowermenthour #interview #radioshow

There is still time to become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads Event! Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels pr...
04/09/2022

There is still time to become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads Event!

Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive opportunity to partner with your organization to include corporate engagement & volunteer, community involvement, and corporate social responsibility programs.

Follow this link to learn more about what our sponsorships offer!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-platinum-dads-awards-sponsor-levels-and-benefits-tickets-276777518007?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb

By becoming a sponsor, we can define and develop value-added opportunities for both your company and our agency!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #platinumdads #strengthenfathersstrengthenfamilies

Check out The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren! Every Month on a Thu...
04/08/2022

Check out The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren!

Every Month on a Thursday, from 6 pm-7 pm, Marc and Carter will discuss health concerns for men, including health signs, symptoms, and treatment.

This Thursday, April 14th, the topic of discussion is accidental injuries.

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #menshealth #accidentalinjuries

The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren has been postponed!The new date...
04/07/2022

The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren has been postponed!

The new date for Messages for Men will be Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Every Month on a Thursday, from 6 pm-7 pm, Marc and Carter will discuss health concerns for men, including health signs, symptoms, and treatment.

The topic of discussion is accidental injuries.

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #menshealth #accidentalinjuries #nonprofits

Randall E. Toby, Project/Program Coordinator for TFCNJ will be interviewed by John E. Harmon, Sr. from the African Ameri...
04/05/2022

Randall E. Toby, Project/Program Coordinator for TFCNJ will be interviewed by John E. Harmon, Sr. from the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

Ran will share information about TFCNJ's Bridges2Success(TM) program and discuss the importance of running an agency dedicated to strengthening families through empowering men.

Tune in on Monday April 11th at 5 pm on the radio channel 920 AM!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #empowermenthour #interview #radioshow

Each year on the Saturday before Fathers’ Day, the Platinum Dads event showcases the vital contributions of fathers and ...
04/04/2022

Each year on the Saturday before Fathers’ Day, the Platinum Dads event showcases the vital contributions of fathers and father figures.

The agency’s 17th annual Platinum Dads event keeps the tradition of recognizing unsung heroes. The Father Center of New Jersey wants to ensure the community knows the importance of fathers both for families and in society at large through an annual Platinum Dads Awards event.

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #platinumdads #strengthenfathersstrengthenfamilies

Check out The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren! Every Month on a Thu...
04/01/2022

Check out The Father Center of New Jersey’s Messages for Men with Carter Patterson and Marc Warren!

Every Month on a Thursday, from 6 pm-7 pm, Marc and Carter will discuss health concerns for men, including health signs, symptoms, and treatment.

This Thursday, April 7th, the topic of discussion is accidental injuries.

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #menshealth #accidentalinjuries

What is the most important lesson you have learned from being a father?#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #listeni...
04/01/2022

What is the most important lesson you have learned from being a father?

#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #listening #quotes #feelgoodfriday

The Madden Tournament is postponed until May.Stay tuned for more information in the next few weeks.
03/30/2022

The Madden Tournament is postponed until May.

Stay tuned for more information in the next few weeks.

The deadline to become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads event is April 22, 2022!Our top Hero & Leader sponsor...
03/30/2022

The deadline to become a sponsor for the 17th
Annual Platinum Dads event is April 22, 2022!

Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive opportunity to partner with your organization to include corporate engagement & volunteer, community involvement, and corporate social responsibility programs.

Follow this link to learn more about what our sponsorships offer!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-platinum-dads-awards-sponsor-levels-and-benefits-tickets-276777518007?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb

By becoming a sponsor, we can define and develop value-added opportunities for both your company and our agency!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #sponsorships #platinumdads #StrengthenFathersStrengthenFamilies

The Father Center of New Jersey is growing on Social Media! Follow us on all our channels to stay up to date on what is ...
03/28/2022

The Father Center of New Jersey is growing on Social Media!

Follow us on all our channels to stay up to date on what is happening at the agency!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #socialmedia #followus #nonprofits

The Father Center of New Jersey is teaming up with Trenton Housing Authority to hold our first ever Madden Tournament on...
03/27/2022

The Father Center of New Jersey is teaming up with Trenton Housing Authority to hold our first ever Madden Tournament on April 2, 2022!

Register now @[email protected]! Seats are limited.

You must be a resident of Mercer County and 18 years or older to participate.

#thefathercenter #fatherhood #dadmatters #maddentournament #football

Become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads event! Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive oppo...
03/25/2022

Become a sponsor for the 17th Annual Platinum Dads event!

Our top Hero & Leader sponsor levels provide an exclusive opportunity to partner with your organization to include corporate engagement & volunteer, community involvement, and corporate social responsibility programs.

Follow this link to learn more about what our sponsorships offer!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-platinum-dads-awards-sponsor-levels-and-benefits-tickets-276777518007?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb

By becoming a sponsor, we can define and develop value-added opportunities for both your company and our agency!

#thefathercenter #dadmatters #fatherhood #sponsorships #platinumdads #StrengthenFathersStrengthenFamilies

Address

1 West State St.
Trenton, NJ
08608

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

+16096953663

Products

From stress management training and anger management programs to adult computer classes, we support fathers in gaining the life skills to be there for their families.

Programs and Services include:
-Anger Management
-Bridges to Success
-Computer Literacy
-Dads In School Network
-Dress2Impress
-Healthy Relationships, Healthy Choices
-On-Site Interviews
-Professional Headshots

Learn more at www.thefathercenter.org/programs-services

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Thank you to The Father Center of New Jersey for partnering with the Friends of FA to host a Little Free Library at our Primary School! Our students will be able to choose books to take home, and TFCNJ staff will replenish books as needed (with a particular emphasis on books with dads, children, and families). Learn more https://foundationacademies.org/the-father-center-of-nj-helps-fofa-host-a-new-little-free-library/
We had a great time yesterday at our Stronger Together: Nonprofit Engagement as a Path to Employee Wellness event! Thank you to our sponsors ETS, Northfield Bank, The Father Center of New Jersey, United Way of Greater Mercer County, Your Part-Time Controller, LLC and Sound Choice Disc Jockeys, Inc.! We enjoyed hearing from panelists Julio Badel of Grounds For Sculpture, Jack Blair of Nottingham Insurance, Scott Gillenwater of NRG Energy, Rebecca Kelly of Capital Health, Cathy Snyder of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue and our Moderator Michelle Napell of JFCS - Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County ! We hope you had a great time! #chamberevent #employeewellness #newjerseybusiness
WorkWell Graduation Day! Now that COVID numbers in our area have improved, we were able to invite more guests to the graduation ceremony. Our partners are an integral part of the WorkWell program and we were happy to have folks from the Mercer County Probation Department, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, The Father Center of New Jersey, Uplift Solutions, Light of the World Family Worship Church, and Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville join us to celebrate the graduation of Cohort Four.
Give back to your local community with our “Give First” campaign! This campaign ends today, so act now! Open a Relationship Checking account with a minimum deposit of $1,000 and First Bank will make a $200 donation to a Non-Profit of your choosing from our curated list of local 501(C)(3) organizations! If you are ready to open a Relationship Checking account and give back, click here: https://bit.ly/givefirstcampaign Capital Area YMCA EASEL Animal Rescue League The Father Center of New Jersey Hamilton Area YMCA HomeFront Isles Project Freedom Inc. The Rescue Mission of Trenton Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Womanspace, Inc. Be sure to share this post to spread the word!
Our “Give First” campaign allows you to give back to the Non-Profits that serve our local communities. This campaign will end on 1/31/22, so act now! Open a Relationship Checking account with a minimum deposit of $1,000 and First Bank will make a $200 donation to a Non-Profit of your choosing from our curated list of local 501(C)(3) organizations. If you are interested in opening a Relationship Checking account and giving back, click here: https://bit.ly/givefirstcampaign Capital Area YMCA EASEL Animal Rescue League The Father Center of New Jersey Hamilton Area YMCA HomeFront Isles Project Freedom Inc. The Rescue Mission of Trenton Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Womanspace, Inc. Be sure to share this post to spread the word!
At First Bank, we understand the importance of giving back to the Non-Profits that serve our local communities. That is the drive behind our “Give First” campaign. Open a Relationship Checking account with a minimum deposit of $1,000 and First Bank will make a $200 donation to a Non-Profit of your choosing from our curated list of local 501(C)(3) organizations! If you are ready to open a Relationship Checking account and give back, click here: https://bit.ly/givefirstcampaign Capital Area YMCA EASEL Animal Rescue League The Father Center of New Jersey Hamilton Area YMCA HomeFront Isles Project Freedom Inc. The Rescue Mission of Trenton Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Womanspace, Inc. Be sure to share this post to spread the word. This campaign will end on 1/31/22, so act now!
Did you know that this year, #GivingTuesday is also #GivingTRENTON Day? The Trenton Health Team, Inc. and affiliated organizations have teamed up to help support local groups! Participating organizations include: Arm In Arm, The Father Center of New Jersey, Isles, Laldef- The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., The Maker's Place of Trenton, Mercer Street Friends, The Old Barracks, The Rescue Mission of Trenton, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Trenton Free Public Library, and Trenton Public Schools, NJ. Learn more about ways to take part in #GivingTuesday: https://www.givingtuesday.org/
St. Francis Medical Center The Rescue Mission of Trenton Arm In Arm The Father Center of New Jersey Mark your calendar for #GivingTRENTON Day! November 30 is an international day of giving. ❤️ Giving to local nonprofits makes a difference you can see every day👀
So proud to have launched Leading from Within (emerging leaders program) with an amazing group of participants! Thanks to The Bunbury Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation for supporting this program that will be a feeder to our future executive director pipeline! We are excited to have the following organization represented: The Father Center of New Jersey RISE JFCS - Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County Parents.INC Sustainable Princeton Princeton University Press UrbanPromise Trenton National Minority Quality Forum Trenton Youth Wrestling Grounds For Sculpture United Way of Greater Mercer County @RevolutionaryNJ
Grounds For Sculpture is proud to partner with The Father Center of New Jersey and was recently honored as part of their 16th Annual Platinum Dads Event for on-going commitment to working with and alongside many non-profit partners. Due to their deep commitment to making sure experiences and activities in the cultural arts are intentionally made accessible to local residents, GFS was unanimously selected by The Father Center’s Platinum Dads committee as the community service award recipient. Julio Badel, Manager of Experiential Programs at GFS, who recently piloted an innovative sneaker design workshop for The Father Center’s Healthy Relationship, Health Choices program for 9th grade boys accepted the award on behalf of the organization. More information here: https://www.trentondaily.com/the-father-center-of-new-jersey-announces-its-16th-annual-platinum-dads-event/ The Father Center of New Jersey #GroundsForSculpture #CommunityPartners
We're extremely proud to be among this year's Communicator Awards winners for videos we created for ReThink Energy NJ and The Father Center of New Jersey. http://ow.ly/AKDL50FgUfB