Day 2 Day Dads

What we do?   Day 2 Day Dads works to improve employment and economic mobility opportunities; foster healthy relationships and strengthen child- family engagement among fathers in Wake, Durham and Edgecombe Counties.

Fatherhood Program Upcoming Events

Wake County Workshops ( 12 Weeks )

January 27: 12:00 – 2:30 PM – FRCSA – Every Friday

Janaury 31: 5:30 – 8:00 PM – FRCSA – Every Tuesday

Edgecombe County Workshops ( 11 Weeks )

January 18: 5:30 – 8:00 PM Performance Plus Auto- 526 N. Church, Rocky Mount NC, 27804 – Every Wednesday

Durham County Workshops ( 12 Weeks )

Feb. 6: 5:30 -8:00 PM – Criminal Justice Resource Center – 326 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27701 – Every Monday

Feb 8: 9:00 – 11:30 PM – NC Division of Social Services Durham – 414 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27701 – Every Wednesday

We provide Transportation Assistance, Meals, and Incentives for participation.

Responsible Fatherhood Education

Facilitate workshops at multiple sites in the target areas to provide participants with age-appropriate evidence based curricula training:

  1. Inside Out Dad for incarcerated and formally incarcerated fathers.
  2. 24/7 Dad for fathers in the community.
  3. Love Notes for all 16-24 year old participants.
  4. Strengthening Families Program for fathers and their families

Also provide important information about:

  • Domestic and family violence
  • Intimate partner/teen dating violence
  • Child abuse and neglect including what it is and its impact; recognizing signs of abuse; and how to report and/or get help.
  • Provide participants with information on resources in the community and prevention materials
  • Ensure participants know how to contact Domestic Violence and Child Abuse and Neglect hotlines
  • Make service referrals to our partners/other agencies for counseling or other support services

Family Engagement Activities

Participants will have opportunities to participate in various family-centered events that include experiential skill-building activities that support family and father-child bonding.

Economic Stability

Provide job readiness skills, job placement assistance and subsidized employment opportunities. Financial workshops provided in collaboration with PNC Bank.

Case Management

Conduct a thorough intake and enrollment process that includes needs, skills, interests and baseline assessments to help inform and design the best strategies for participants and/or their families.


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For more information about participating in the program or becoming a host site, please call (919) 834-9300 x210

These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant 90FK0065.


Vernita Griffith
Project Director
919-834-9300 x210