Dad Matters LEEDS exists to support dads to have the best possible relationship with their families. We work closely with other professionals within LEEDS and nationally to better support dads in the first 1001 days of their parenting journey.
We offer Outreach services/drop-ins at maternity centres, and community venues, Provide 1:1 peer support to dads, Signpost and support dads to access services and information to help make sense of being a dad and supporting dads with anxiety, stress and mental health awareness

Ways we are supporting dads

Hospital Drop-Ins
Hospital Drop-InsGloucester Royal Hospital
Every Thursday between 10am – 2pm you can find one of coordinators or volunteers in the women’s centre in Gloucester Hospital. Here to give support, advise and a space and time to talk about whatever you need. We are there for Dads and Mums starting there journey into parenthood.
Dads well-being groups
Dads well-being groupsVarious Locations
Postnatal Depression In Men: We don’t hear much about it. It’s a statistic that’s often overlooked shouldn’t be ignored. Let’s start the conversation. A safe, non-judgmental space for dads to talk about everything dad and the pressures that come with it. Click on the link above to find out when and where these events are.

Meet the team

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Joining our team

If you are a dad who’s had experience with Dad Matters in the past and would like to help other dads, who are in a current situation you have been, then we would love to hear from you, your help and input can be invaluable.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Even if you haven’t had experience with us in the past, then don’t let this put you off, as with any volunteers , we offer training and help is at hand every day.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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COMING SOON – Please Email darren.odonovan@home-startleeds.co.uk in the meantime.