Dad Matters Warrington is in place to support dads in order to have the best possible relationship with their families. We work closely with other professionals within the North West and nationally to better support dads in the first 1001 days of their parenting journey.
Dad Matters Offer: Outreach services & drop-ins at Maternity Centres + 1:1 peer support to dads + Signpost and support dads to access services and information to help make sense of being a dad + Support dads with anxiety, stress and mental health awareness

WAYS WE ARE SUPPORTING DADS

1-2-1 SUPPORT
1-2-1 SUPPORTIn person - Online - Over the phone
DAD MATTERS; to mum, to baby, to everyone…
Dad Matters Warrington offer 1-2-1 support with the aim being to help dads have successful relationships with their families. We want to make sure dads know how important they are and how to access further support if they need it. 1-2-1 support is tailored to the individual and offered on a referral basis (which includes self referral). The referral form can be found at the top of this page.
HOSPITAL DROP-IN
HOSPITAL DROP-INWarrington Hospital, Lovely Ln, Warrington WA5 1QG
CONSULTANT ANTENATAL CLINIC & NEONATAL UNIT

Dad Matters are here to advise, give support and offer time to talk. We are there for Dads and Mums starting their journey into parenthood.

HOSPITAL DROP-IN
HOSPITAL DROP-INLeighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 4QJ
ANTENATAL CLINIC

Dad Matters are here to advise, give support and offer time to talk. We are there for Dads and Mums starting their journey into parenthood.

Dad Matters at The Old School
Dad Matters at The Old School
Our indoor events run Nov-Apr and this meet up is a place for dads to bring little ones for a play while having a good chat with other dads, volunteers and coordinators for some non judgemental support. Join us on the 1st Saturday of the month 10am-12noon. Click on the ‘our current events’ button for details of our next event.
WALK & TALK - Various locations
WALK & TALK - Various locations
Our outdoor events currently run May-Oct. Dads can walk and talk in the fresh air with their little ones come rain or shine while having a good chat with other dads, volunteers and coordinators for some non judgemental support. Join us on the 1st Saturday of the month 10am-12noon – click on the ‘our current events’ button for details of our next event.
NEW DAD WORKSHOPS
NEW DAD WORKSHOPSOnline and in Person
Join Dad Matters UK for a FREE online workshop for dads-to-be and new dads with babies under 12 weeks old.
*Online every 3rd Tuesday and 3rd Saturday of each month – https://dadmatters.org.uk/workshop/
*In person (Warrington) – see Eventbrite/Facebook for more details

MEET THE TEAM

Chris Judge
Chris JudgeCoordinator
Hi I’m Chris, I’m incredibly happy to be part of Dad Matters and excited to provide support to Dads that want the best possible relationship with their children.
Josie Harrison
Josie HarrisonCoordinator
Hi I’m Josie, I am very proud to be working as a Dad Matters Coordinator. It’s great to be able to offer support to Dads to help them have the best possible relationship with their children.

HOME-START WARRINGTON AND CHESHIRE

Home-Start Warrington and Cheshire is a charity that provides emotional and practical support to parents (with at least one child under five years old) and offer dedicated support for dads through Dad Matters. Home-Start Warrington and Cheshire recruit and train local parent volunteers and then match them with a family. They tailor support to the needs of each individual family and continue offering until parents have the confidence and skills to manage without support. 

CONTACT DAD MATTERS WARRINGTON…