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New Castle County Family Fun NIGHT

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, June 09, 2021

New Castle County FAMILY FUN NIGHT

June 16, 2021, from 6 pm to 9 pm

Guest will be provided with two slices of pizza/ medium drink & 3 hours of Play & Bowling.

Check-in: 5:45 pm at Main Event Lobby to receive your wrist band, and instructions.

Register Below

Main Event Newark
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE 19720

Storytelling Event for National Poetry Month

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, April 29, 2021

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month celebrating the expressiveness and pure delight of bringing words to life through poetry. In partnership with United Way of Delaware, Girl’s Inc., The Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, and First State Community Action Agency will feature a one-of-a-kind interactive Storytelling opportunity Griot Mama Chomia. Mama Chomia gave an exceptional performance for the students attending Girl’s Inc. Learning Pod on Wednesday, April 21st @ 1:30 pm.

Our goal is to feature Griot Mama Chomia to encourage children to read and write, which research has shown us is critically important to prepare our children for academic excellence. Children who do not read proficiently by third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school than those who read proficiently. Showing our students, by your example, the joy of reading will help motivate them to celebrate the power of words and create a community of readers. We hope you know how much our community appreciates you!


Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, February 11, 2021


Book & Relationship Discussion

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

GUEST SPEAKER: Pastor Dr. David B. Mills
This Book & Relationship discussion by Pastor Dr. David B Mills will promote father involvement
as a positive influence through healthy dialogue amongst couples across Delaware.


Stay Strong Live Long

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Stay Strong Live Long


JANUARY 12, 2021, JANUARY 19, 2021, JANUARY 26, 2021
FEBUARY 2, 2021 & FEBUARY 9, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The purpose of this event is to provide information & Awareness to families on
the importance of healthy eating that will prevent obesity & health issues found in the community.
Foodborne illnesses, too, are common and costly – yet preventable – public health issue.
Food safety education is essential for individuals preparing food in their own home, farm workers growing produce,
employees in food service establishments and individuals preparing and serving food as volunteers.


Upward Bound Program

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Upward Bound Program

Delaware Technical Community College

What is Classic Upward Bound?

Classic Upward Bound (CUB) is a FREE academic
and college preparatory support for high school students (grades 9 through 11) on their path to earning a college degree.
CUB empowers participants to complete high school and enter and complete a program of postsecondary education.
We accept first-generation college students or those who are low-income and qualify for free or reduced lunch.

CUB Participant Commitment - Participate in monthly meetings with the Student Enrichment Coordinator at your high school.
Attend Saturday Academy, Attend Summer Academy and Attend Tutoring Sessions.

Apply now at:

New Castle County Family Symposium 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, September 10, 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition

Putting The Family Back
In Family Matter Symposium

October 3, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Guest Speakers Dr. George Gibson - Family Health and Wellness,
Dr. Sandi Hagans-Morris Healthy Relationships,
and Walter Deshields - Parenting/Co-Parenting.


(855) 733-3232 or

The Dedication & Grand Opening Of My Brother’s House of Delaware

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

St Matthew’s Church NCCD & Jacob’s Ladder

Rev. Dr. Barnett Smith


The Dedication & Grand Opening


“My Brother’s House of Delaware”

Re-entry / Motivational Live-in Program

1304 Read St Wilmington, DE. 19805

Celebration Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Gathering at 10:00 AM / Dedication 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Dedication & Prayer for God’s Blessings

A Walk Through, Face Covering, Social Distancing

Lite Refreshments Available

Music & Meet and Greet 

All invited

Invitees include but not limited to:

Governor: John Carney

Lt. Governor: Bethany Hall-Long

Mayor of Wilmington: Michael S. Purzycki

Chief Robert J. Tracy

City Treasurer: Velda Jones-Potter

Wilmington City Council Members

 6th District Council Member: YOLANDA MCCOY

Rev Dr. Vincent Oliver: IMAC President

Rev Dr. Christopher Bullock: Pastor Canaan Baptist Church

Elder Ty Johnson

Friendship House, Sunday Day Breakfast Mission.

 Partners, agencies & caregivers.

Additional information Contact:

Dr. G E Gordon Sr: Men’s Ministry Director

302-669-5397 /

Navigating Back To School

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

Navigating Back To School

Trauma-Informed Return To Learn Model For
All Members of the School Community.

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide has developed a FREE online learning experience to bring Trauma-Informed Care into the post-COVID-19 School environment.


About DFFC

The Delaware Fatherhood & Family Coalition is an extension of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program and the Responsible Fatherhood Initiative created specifically to give a voice to fathers and the importance of their involvement for the well-being of their children.

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