Founded in 1997, Fathers & Families Support Center is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by encouraging committed and responsible parents. Mission: To foster healthy relationships by strengthening families and communities. Vision: Every father is a responsible father committed to a cohesive family relationship. Goal: To break the cycle of poverty, child neglect and abuse, and welfare dependence by educating and preparing fathers to become responsible parents with the financial stability to support their children materially and the parenting skills to support them emotionally and developmentally. Fathers & Families Support Center provides comprehensive programs and services to help clients become better parents in order to improve their children’s futures. Our signature offering for responsible parenting is the Family Formation Program. Other vital programs include Employment Development & Mentoring, Youth Leadership & Development and Fathers’ Rap.