"A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God?" - Stephen Colbert, I Am America
Our overall objective is to educate, empower and encourage self-sufficiency with single and re-entry fathers. Every Man Counts is dedicated to building responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships and successful parenting, teaching fathers to co-parent effectively with their children's mother and to understand their rights and responsibility in family court.
Our mission is to educate, empower and encourage self-sufficiency with fathers and promote strengthening families.
According to the National Center for Children in Poverty report (NCCP 2013) 81% of children in the Wilmington low income community re growing up without their fathers in the home.
Based on a report from Wilmington Hope Commission, as many as 60% of single and re-entry fathers are unemployed.
Every Man Counts takes a strength based approached to fulfilling the needs of urban communities by leveraging the communities existing assets, resources and connections.
Every Man Counts promotes every man's sustainability through education, job training, reunification, teaching, co-parenting and informing fathers of childhood development.
Every Man Counts dedicated to educating, empowering and encouraging both single and re-entry fathers on their rights and responsibilities in family court and job readiness skills.
OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Court Smart (preparedness, court forms, decorum in the court room, responsibility in court)
Navigating the court system (custody, child support & visitation/parenting time)
Job readiness (soft skills, resume building, interviewing skills)
Child development stages (infant care, pre-adolescent, young adult)
Year round activities with fathers & children