New Dad Matters Project

Dad Matters Co-ordinator

Luke Smyth is our Dad Matters Coordinator for Merseyside.

Dad Matters Merseyside exists to support dads to have the best possible relationship with their families. We work closely with other professionals within Merseyside and nationally to better support dads in the first 1001 days of their parenting journey.
We currently offer the following services across Merseyside:
Outreach services at neonatal settings/drop-ins at maternity centres, and community venues,
New dad workshops
1:1 peer support to dads
We signpost and support dads to access services and information to help make sense of being a dad
Support dads with anxiety, stress and mental health awareness

Deliver training to professionals working with dads

Upcoming new dads workshop, training and events

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