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), puborder@ncjrs.org (e-mail), or www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org (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
612-752-8800
www.eac-mn.org

The Fatherhood Project
New York, NY
212-465-2044 www.fatherhoodproject.org/

The Institute for Responsible Fatherhood and Family Revitalization
Washington, DC
202-293-4420

Louise Wise Services for Children
and Families

New York, NY
212-876-3050

MELD for Young Dads
Minneapolis, MN
612-332-7563
https://secure4.visionsweb.com/meld/resources.cfm?pageID=3165

National Fatherhood Initiative
Gaithersburg, MD
301-948-0599
www.fatherhood.org/

National Urban League
New York, NY
212-558-5300
www.nul.org/

Reaching Out to Adolescent Dads
Roanoke, VA
540-857-7600, ext. 224
www.roadprogram.org/

Stanislaus Teen Education Program for Understanding Parenthood (STEP-UP)
Modesto, CA
209-525-4640

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