If you're looking for the right place to start with introducing Fathers Matter in your organisation, our experienced facilitation team has an introductory workshop they present to interested organisations.
Train the Trainer
Once you have been through our introductory workshop, we have a Train the Trainer programme that equips leaders and facilitators in your organisation to lead men through the Fathers Matter Connect Group resources.
Fathers Matter resources
We have long-form Connect Group resources and shorter, once-off discussion guides available.
Connect Group resources
Visit our Connect Group resources page to find out more about what a Fathers Matter Connect Group looks like and how to start rolling one out.
Connect Group Facilitator's Toolkit
This Connect Group Facilitator's Toolkit has been designed to help guide anyone looking to start or run a Connect Group in their community. This course is currently in a testing phase and we'd appreciate your feedback if you use it.Read more
Christian Connect Group Core Module
This is the first module that a Fathers Matter Connect Group in a church or faith-based context should work through. It is designed to help start important conversations about fatherhood and is the foundation for all other modules.Read more
Connect Group Core Module
This Connect Group Core Module is the first module that any Fathers Matter Connect Group should work through. It is designed to help start important conversations about fatherhood and is the foundation for all other modules.Read more
Connect Groep Fasiliteerder se Hulpbron
Hierdie hulpbron is ontwerp om fasiliteerders en leiers toe te rus om ‘n Fathers Matter Connect Groep te lei.Read more
Christen Connect Groep Kern Module
Hierdie kern module is waar 'n Connect Groep in 'n kerk of met ander Christelike mense moet begin. Die eerste module ondersoek die idee: “Ja, vaders is belangrik en hier is die redes
These discussion starters include a link to a short video and some questions to help men grow in their fatherhood journey. Find out more on our discussion starters page.
Discussion Starter: Active, present fatherhood
This discussion starter explores what it means to be a present and
active father. We use stories from real people about their own
experiences of fatherhood to get the conversation going.
Discussion Starter: How do boys become men?
"There's a lot of undoing from our upbringing and culture we have to be aware of" – Asanda Sibanyoni. This is one of the statements we use as a conversation starter in this mini-guide for groups to explore.Read more
Discussion Starter: 'Fatherhood' movie
Being a father can be very challenging. It's important that we celebrate all the small victories along the way. This discussion starter has prompts to help guide fathers in conversations about their own experiences of fatherhood.Read more