Dad Matters Trafford exists to support dads to have the best possible relationship with their families. We work closely with other professionals within Greater Manchester 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

New Dads Workshop
New Dads Workshoponline
Every Tuesday evening and Saturday morning we offer an online New Dad’s Workshop. This is your chance to learn about aiding your child’s development, consoling your baby, how to cope with a crying baby, how to look after yourself in this major life transistion.
Walk n Talk
Walk n TalkVarious Locations
Nearly every week one of our Co-ordinators or volunteers will be holding a Walk n Talk session for dad. These are a great way to meet fellow dads in similar situations as yours, where you can get some great help and advice as well as a perspective from another dads point of view.
Outreach Session
Outreach SessionVarious Locations
Outreach sessions, our coordinators attend hospitals all around the Greater Manchester area where we talk to dads to be and guide them to any help or advice we can offer. So if you see us there please come and have a chat.

Meet the team

Joining our team

If your 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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