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Stay up to date with the latest Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition. We are committed to building a sustainable community coalition that champions father involvement and supports healthy adult relationships, specifically effective co-parenting which in turn provides positive outcomes for Delaware children and communities

Sussex Co. Let's Do Trivia Night

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Let's Do Trivia Night

A Night of Fun and Games!!

Saturday, April 17, 2021
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


March DAD ness!!!!

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Sussex County March DADness!!!!

Excitement, emotional roller coasters, surprises, disappointments, upsets, success, and unforgettable moments. Those words are a short summary of the NCAA College Basketball National Tournament, also known as March Madness. Those exact same words can also be used to describe fatherhood.

Much like March Madness, the things experienced in fatherhood represent some of the highest highs and lowest lows that fathers have or will experience in their lives. Similarly, we will not forget many fatherhood experiences.

On February 20th, 2021, the DFFC partnered with the Children's Beach House in hosting a March DADness, fatherhood initiative, where fathers and families had the opportunity to enjoy lunch, father interviews, and a family photo session.

Please click the link to view the interviews and check out the pictures below.

28 Days of Love

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Sunday, January 31, 2021

“28 Days of Love”

(Healthy Relationships)

February 1st 2021 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Studies have shown that lack of parental warmth and love can make children more stressed, since parents put too much pressure on them to succeed without balancing it with affection. This can create health risks for children. Love and affection help children to feel secure regardless of accomplishments. This builds their confidence and self-esteem.

This initiative is to promote healthy relationships, strategic priority 4, and aims to encourage spending time together, taking time away from the issues of life or worries of the day. Ultimately keeping the romance alive in the relationship will benefit in happier and healthier children and homes.

Click Here To Register:

Adolescent Parenting Connection Virtual Community Groups

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, November 30, 2020

Adolescent Parenting Connection
Virtual Community Groups (APCO)

Making relationships work for
young adults and young parents

JOIN US EVERY 2nd and 4th Wednesday of Each Month

Beginning 12/9/20 – 5/26/21 Join youth from your community every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 5 pm as we discuss:
Knowing yourself, Forming and maintaining healthy relationships,
Recognizing unhealthy relationships, responding to dangerous ones, and more.



Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Sunday, November 22, 2020


Tuesday, December 01 - Sunday, December 27

Lewes Lights Contest

Dusk-9pm nightly. What is Lewes Lights?In an effort to ...

Friday, December 04 - Sunday, December 06

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday-7 PM, Saturday-2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Sunday - 3:00 PM, Clear Space ...

Friday, December 04

Children's Beach House Winter White Holiday Celebration

6:30-9:30pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Drive, Lewes. This event ...

Friday, December 04 - Sunday, December 06

Your Winter Wonder Weekend

Your Winter Wonder Weekend  Three days, three events to choose ...

Friday, December 04

Lewes Lights Opening Ceremony

5:30pm, Sussex Dr, Lewes. In celebration of the Lewes Lights inaugural ...

Saturday, December 05

Seashore Marathon and 1/2 Marathon

7:00am, start location-Rehoboth Beach Bandstand on the Boardwalk and Rehoboth Avenue, ...

Saturday, December 05

Christmas Tour of Lewes

10:00am-4:00pm, homes around Lewes. Experience historic Lewes, Delaware as nine ...

Saturday, December 05

Santa’s Workshop

First Workshop: 10am – 12pm, Second Workshop: 2pm – 4pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 ...

Sunday, December 06

Polar Express Pajama Party! & Film Screening

2:00 and 7:00pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton.Fun pre-show activities! Come ...

Sunday, December 06

Happy Hour with The Boy Band Project

4pm – 7pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Avenue, Lewes, DE. Wear your ...

Thursday, December 10

"It's a Wonderful Life" Film Screenings at Milton Theatre

2pm and 7pm. Doors will open at 1pm for matinee and&...

Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 13

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday-7:00 PM, Saturday-2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Sunday - 3:00 PM, Clear Space ...

Thursday, December 17

Muppets Christmas Carol (1992): Film Screening

2pm and 7pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton.  Rated G&...

Friday, December 18 - Sunday, December 20

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday and Saturday - 7 PM, Sunday - 3 PM, Clear Space Theatre, 20 ...

Friday, December 18

Ho! Ho! Ho! Stand-Up Comedy Show!

Doors at 7:00 PM, show 8:00 PM.  The Milton Theatre, 110 Union St, ...

Saturday, December 19

One Dame Christmahanukwanzaka

One Dame Christmahanukwanzaka Unscripted Comedy: Scott Mason Returns as Dame Edna!&...

Sunday, December 20

Nutcracker Express Ballet

2 and 7pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton. A Holiday treat that ...

Thursday, December 31

Dewey "Ball" Drop

11:30pm, New Orleans Street and Route One, Dewey Beach. Dewey Beach's ...

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.


Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, October 26, 2020

Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

UPCOMING Local & Regional Virtual Programs

Get empowered and educated. Take advantage of virtual webinars that are free and open to the public. These do NOT provide a professional certificate of attendance. REGISTER and attend by phone or online! Register with the links below or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900



Dementia Conversations

     Tues., Oct. 27 at 10am ~ Register:

  Tues., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register:


COVID-19 and Caregiving

Tues., Nov. 3 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Nov. 4 at 2pm ~ Register:


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

  Tues., Dec. 1 at 10am ~ Register:


Regional Virtual Caregiver Symposium

Thursday, November 12, 2020 ~ 9am-12:30pm

Topics: supporting yourself & others, dementia & challenging family dynamics, safety with everyday activities, communication strategies, and living with Alzheimer's disease.   



Virtual Research Conference & Community Forum

Thursday, November 19, 2020 ~ 10:30am-12:30pm

Lecture and Q&A featuring Rebecca M. Edelmayer, PhD 10:45am / Panel & Community Forum 11:45 am



Virtual Dementia Symposium: Connecting the Community

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 ~ 8:30am-12pm

Topics: dealing with stigma, end of life care, strategies for activities of daily living, and communication.



Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Tues., Nov. 10 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 2 at 6pm ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 8 at 10am ~ Register:


Legal and Financial Planning

  Tues., Oct. 20 at 10am ~ Register:

Wed., Oct. 21 at 2pm ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register:


Effective Communication Strategies

   Wed., Oct. 28 at 2pm ~ Register:

   Wed., Nov. 18 at 6pm ~ Register:


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

  Wed., Nov. 11 at 6pm ~ Register:


10 Warning Signs

  Tues., Nov. 17 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 16 at 6pm ~ Register:



Candid Conversations is a virtual, INTERACTIVE session to openly discuss the challenges and opportunities of caregiving for a person with dementia in a safe, confidential, and open environment

Dementia & Driving ~ Thurs., Nov. 5, 3-4pm


Navigating the Holidays ~ Thurs., Nov. 19, 3-4pm


Dementia & Sundowning ~ Thurs., Dec. 17, 3-4pm



REGISTER with the links or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900See the attached flyers for details    




Other Special Programs from Alzheimer's Association Chapters

African American Community Forum on Memory Loss - 4 session series

Interactive sessions via Zoom on Saturdays (Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5) from 10- 11:30am. 

Learn from experts who will cover various topics related to dementia care within the Black/African American community, including public health approaches to reducing the risk of dementia, social isolation and social distancing during COVID-19, health living, and telemedicine. 



2020 Vietnamese Alzheimer's Forum (English /Vietnamese Bilingual)

Saturday, October 31, 9:30-11:30am PST

Learn the basics of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, how to care for your loved ones while maintaining your own health and sanity, and the importance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) voice in research. 

Register: or more info: or 707.755.7601

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:

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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