A non-profit in Rhode Island started a job training program for dads after noticing that many children in its Head Start preschool programs have fathers who would benefit from better job training, and that these men would be better fathers if they grew their skills and had better employment prospects. The dads training program, started by Children’s Friend, the oldest child welfare organization in the state, is one of the many job training programs supported by Groundwork Rhode Island, which has benefited from a $200,000 training grant from the EPA.
Read the following Brownfields Success Story fact sheet for more information about Job Training for Dads in Rhode Island.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Brownfields Success Story: Job Training for Dads in Rhode Island (PDF)(2 pp, 1 MB, September 2020, EPA 560-F-19-001)