Fathering After Separation or Divorce

We are offering an exciting new program dedicated to divorced or separated fathers. The ‘Fathering After Separation or Divorce’ (FASD) program will provide a broad range of knowledge, resources and skills for fathers looking to maintain a strong relationship with their children following a divorce or separation.

This program is currently available at multiple Centres. Click here to learn more about this program or to register at CCMF Ottawa or CCMF Toronto.

What You Get

This program will provide valuable knowledge, resources and skills with a curriculum built for fathers, based on the best research from child psychologists, father-friendly lawyers and men’s health providers:

– Better understand what your child is going through and the changes they will experience
– Learn conflict resolution, team work, communication and co-parenting skills
– Learn how to deal with and report child abuse
– Learn how to take care of your emotional and physical health and well-being
– Learn how to protect yourself and understand your rights and obligations
– Navigate the legal system, including duty counsel, Family Responsibility Office, Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Family Law Information Centre, Legal Aid Clinics, etc
– Connect to other father’s groups, social service agencies, lawyers and medical professionals
– Hear from special experts and guests who will join us as much as can be arranged


The program is supported by the following Canadian Centre for Men and Families Advisors who will join us as guests from time to time:

Brian Jenkins is Director, International Institute for Family Research in Toronto, and facilitates meetings of the group Fathers Are Capable Too.

Heidi Nabert is the co-founder and president of the National Shared Parenting Association and Director of Fathers’ Resources International.

Anne P. Mitchell, Esq. is Founder of the International Fatherhood Initiative and author of the book They’re Your Kids Too: The Single Father’s Guide to Protecting Your Fatherhood in a Broken Family Law System.

This program is generously supported by the following sponsors:



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