Fatherhood Issues

Employment

Unemployment or low wages are often the reasons many fathers struggle with making child support payments and meeting other financial obligations.


Many fathers face multiple barriers to getting and keeping jobs:

  • Low education levels
  • Lack of transportation
  • Limited work experience and skills
  • Physical or mental health issues
  • Criminal records


Our fatherhood programs help men overcome these barriers by:


Watch Ron Pyett’s story about how our job readiness program led to a new career.

Fathers who are incarcerated solely for failure to pay child support can participate in Jobs Not Jail.