For Further Information

For more information on OJJDP’s Causes and Correlates studies or to obtain copies of other Youth Development Series Bulletins, Family Strengthening Series Bulletins, or Youth Gang Series Bulletins, contact the Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse (JJC) at 800-638-8736 (phone), 301-519-5212 (fax), (e-mail), or (Internet). JJC also maintains a Causes and Correlates of Delinquency Web page.

The following OJJDP Fact Sheets on related topics are available from JJC:

  • Adolescent Motherhood: Implications for the Juvenile Justice System (Fact Sheet #50, 1997) by Rebecca A. Maynard, Ph.D., and Eileen M. Garry.

  • Responsible Fatherhood (Fact Sheet #73, 1997) by Eileen M. Garry.

Resources for Teen Fathers

Employment Action Center–Young Dads Program
Minneapolis, MN

The Fatherhood Project
New York, NY

The Institute for Responsible Fatherhood and Family Revitalization
Washington, DC

Louise Wise Services for Children
and Families

New York, NY

MELD for Young Dads
Minneapolis, MN

National Fatherhood Initiative
Gaithersburg, MD

National Urban League
New York, NY

Reaching Out to Adolescent Dads
Roanoke, VA
540-857-7600, ext. 224

Stanislaus Teen Education Program for Understanding Parenthood (STEP-UP)
Modesto, CA

Teenage Fatherhood and Delinquent Behavior Juvenile Justice Bulletin   ·  January 2000