Dads Can is a Monmouthshire Housing Association project set up to support fathers living in Monmouthshire and Newport. The initiative aims to provide advice and support, including assisting them into employment. Sam has been a beneficiary of Dads Can since he attended an employability course running in conjunction with Cardiff City Foundation. After gaining qualifications he was inspired to undertake a SIA security course so he could pursue a career in the security industry. Since completing the course, Sam has worked in a number of different venues including shopping centres, rugby stadiums, music festivals like Glastonbury, clubs and bars. He […]
Dads Can, the Big Lottery funded project that supports fathers and father figures across Monmouthshire and Newport has made it to the final of the UK Housing Awards 2018 in the category of Outstanding Approach to Equality and Diversity. One of our Dads Can families Monmouthshire Housing Association who host the Dads Can project are delighted to have been selected as finalists, John Keegan, CEO said, “It’s great to see the Dads Can service being recognized for the remarkable work they do to address the parental inequalities that exist within society today. Many of the dads we work with have […]
After joining the Dads Can team as a volunteer in 2017, I’ve found the team to be honest and genuine, the encouragement and advice they offer to Dads is top class! The project has a professional yet down to earth approach, which the Dads can relate to and respond. After all Dads deserve it! Some of the activities that I have participated in such as dry stone walling, and a variety of other workshops such as art, cooking and fitness have really been interesting, building individuals confidence and creating trust within the group. Bacon sandwiches in the Wye Valley […]
Here at Dads Can we have had recent dealings with the law, don’t worry it’s not as bad as it sounds, other than a few crimes against fashion and the occasional mouldy sandwich left in the office fridge Ceri, Shane and Dom are keeping their noses clean.