We see you. We hear you. We are here to support you. 

You’ve been in rooms where you were judged before you could even speak. You’ve been made to feel like you don’t matter.

We’re changing that now!

We’re committed to uplifting Black fathers 


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Rewriting our culture’s story on our own terms

Our Mission

Across the Chicagoland area, Fathers, Families, and Healthy Communities provides transformative services to Black fathers to improve their quality of life.

Our Vision

We envision a world where Black fathers experience love from their children and families in thriving and just communities.

Black fathers are capable of being positive role models and nurturers. We are committed to supporting them through our programs that focus on personal growth, self-awareness, and strengthening father-child bonds.  

Our Principles

Fostering a safe, positive, and impactful community for Black fathers

Empowering fathers 

Our community is our backbone. We are dedicated to creating a supportive network among Black fathers and fostering a sense of unity within our community.

Building stronger communities

Personal transformation is the key to lasting change. We are unwavering in our goal to inspire lasting and positive change in the lives of Black fathers and their families so they can have a brighter future.

Inspiring positive change

Groundbreaking research from the Center for Disease Control reveals that Black fathers are just as caring, if not more, compared to their white and Latino counterparts

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2013

Fathers, Families, and Healthy Communities stands strong in our commitment to celebrating the rich contributions of Black fathers. We reject harmful narratives that perpetuate stereotypes about Black communities. 

Instead, our aim is to cultivate cultural pride within our fathers, their children, and families.

Our Commitment