YWCA York Offers Free Mindful Fathering Parenting Series

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YWCA York Offers Free Mindful Fathering Parenting Series

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York, PA – (February 8, 2019) Register for YWCA York’s 12-week Mindful Fathering Parenting Series held every Monday from 5:30-8pm beginning on February 25 at YWCA York, 320 E. Market Street, York PA. This series is FREE and dinner will be provided. Pre-registration is required to attend.

YWCA York is proud to be the first in the U.S. to offer this MINDFUL Fathering Parenting Series, an evidence based parenting program out of Canada specifically designed for fathers. Developed by Yorktown Family Services, Mindful Fathering is a 12-week psycho-educational group program for fathers who desire to raise children in a violence free environment or may have exposed their children, of any age, to intimate partner violence. Welcoming men of all backgrounds, orientations and cultures, this evidence-informed, early intervention program helps fathers learn to reduce harm, improve mental health, and make positive changes in their lives and relationships with children and women.

To register, log onto www.ywcayork.org or contact Ruby Martin, YWCA York chief child and youth program officer, at 717-845-2631, ext. 119 or rmartin@ywcayork.org.

YWCA York is a nonprofit organization with the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Chartered in 1891, YWCA York has a long and rich history of creating opportunities for women’s growth, leadership and power through a common vision: peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.  Over 28,000 people are serve each year through the programs and services offered throughout York County. Worldwide, the YWCA impacts more than 25 million people in over 120 countries. For information about the YWCA York, visit our website, www.ywcayork.org.