Separated Fathers inc.
Keep your balance in the separation
Separated Fathers inc. is an established referral center reaching out to men and separated fathers experiencing a family transition due to a marital break-up. We support the health and wellness of fathers so to maintain and strengthen the father -child bond in the spirit of co-parenting in a sustaining healthy community.
Coaching & supporting men and fathers experiencing difficulties throughout the separation process to maintain and strengthen a healthy father-child relationship in a co-parenting spirit while ensuring their own health and well-being.
The outcome is to reduce family tensions and their negative effects on the child, prevent paternal disengagement or suicidal behaviour, family violence or parental alienation.
Our approach consists of helping separated fathers and men during this transition to overcome the isolation through mutual aid and a supportive social network. We encourage them to rely on their personal strengths and parental capacity in a coparenting spirit, while promoting member participation, peer and social solidarity.
Our Values - at the heart of our services and activities
To greet with compassion; understanding wants and needs without judgement.
Respect and cherish the ethnic, cultural and gender diversity; appreciating and growing on our differences through dialogue & openness in the best interest of our children and community.
(4 p's) Presence, patience, perseverance and pardon (forgiveness); what I face, fades! Grieving, helps to better process the letting go of the pain, the growing and adapting to the losses brought about by the parental break-up.
Co-parenting; to communicate & collaborate in the best interest of our child’s well-being and development.
Participatory justice; an alternative to going to court; collaborative and conflict resolution. Result; less stress, less expensive solutions, more effective, efficient and timely.
Solidarity and generativity; to promote and encourage a positive fatherhood parenting and coparenting, passing on to our next generation and on our entire community.