While it is often difficult to find a direct correlation between father presence and child well-being, research generally supports the claim that a loving and nurturing father can improve outcomes for children, families and communities.

In this section of the Colorado Dads site, we present data and resources on a father's presence to assist those working with Colorado dads to develop, inform and evaluate fatherhood program policies, procedures and practices. For more information, please click on a link on the left side of this page.