To create and sustain community consciousness, conversation and action on the needs and aspirations of fathers and their role in the development of healthy children and families.


A community that openly and enthusiastically supports fathers as unique assets to thriving children, families and communities.

The Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County welcomes fathers, family-serving programs, organizations, institutions and agencies, businesses, civic groups, governments, health care organizations  business, civic, arts, government, healthcare, education, faith-based, legal and all others who have an interest or a stake in the well-being of Hamilton County’s dads.

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person – he believed in me.” Jim Valvano.