The Unique Needs of Young Fathers.

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Year Published
2007
Author (Organization)
Healthy Teen Network.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
PDF

Adolescent fathers have remained an understudied and underserved population. While teen fatherhood appears to be associated with similar consequences to those observed for teen mothers, most national programs serving low-income families focus on mothers rather than fathers. Recently, attempts to include young fathers in services have increased,but relatively few programs for young fathers exist. This fact sheet presents fast facts about teenage males. (Author abstract, modified)

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