Fatherhood Initiative To Kick Off Saturday
The Fatherhood Initiative will kick off on Saturday, February 19 from noon until 3 p.m. at the New York City Housing Authority’s Beach 41 Street Community Center, located at 426 Beach 40 Street on Beach Channel Drive.
During the day, private sector companies will be taking applications for jobs, city agencies will talk about different job training programs and the resident support services of NYCHA and other city agencies will be available to talk about free health care programs.
The computer room will be open to provide websites that assist fathers and families.
Anger management workshops (Tai chi techniques) will be provided by the Fraternal Order of Police.
More than 300 books detailing how to be a good father will be given out free.
There will be a clown and free face painting for children.