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Lads Need Dads: Helping boys with absent fathers be the best that they can be

The latest blog in our ‘father to the fatherless’ series comes from guest blogger Sonia Shaljean. Sonia is founder and managing director of an Essex-based initiative that is getting national attention Founded in 2015 Lads Need Dads is an award-winning…

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Prison dads line up to speak from the heart

In the first of a Spurgeons summer blog series focused on the importance of dads and positive role models to children’s development, Spurgeons PR Manager Jeremy Waterfield previews Father’s Day (16 June) by reflecting on a memorable recent visit to one of our prison family support services… as it urgently seeks funding to continue its transformational work.