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Steel City Dads #DadsTalk

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Support for Dads & Co-parents

Steel City Dads is for any Dad or co-parent of children from pregnancy to 2 year old.

We are open to all Dads and Co-Parents - young dads, LGBTQIA+Dads and Dads who are supporting partners with perinatal mental health issues, birth trauma, child loss and miscarriage.

We want to help dads have successful relationships with their families, and to support dads with anxiety, stress and mild mental health challenges Dads are really important, so we want them to access support when they need it and understand why it’s essential for baby’s development.

Ways we can support you

All of our service is FREE to access. We offer the following support:

  • peer support groups
  • drop in support
  • email, phone, video support
  • workshops online and in person
  • self care tips and coping techniques
  • dad chats at antenatal clinics

Steel City Dads is a citywide service that offers FREE support to Dads and Co-Parents.

We use activities and workshops, supported by peer volunteers, to help Dad’s and Co-Parents to create friendships and boost mental health.

You can refer yourself or be referred by a healthcare professional, or someone involved with your family.

More information: Steel City Dads - ZestZest ( 

Telephone: 0114 2702040