Parenting Resources

Fatherhood How Texas is Supporting Fathers Resources for Dads Hero Photo

Research identifies the earliest years of a child's life as an essential period for developing their brain and body and building a strong foundation for their future. Below are a sample of resources organizations can provide fathers to help them learn parenting skills and get information about the earliest years in their child's life.

Help for Parents, Hope for Kids

The Department of Family and Protective Services' Prevention and Early Intervention Division's (PEI) provides resources to help prevent child abuse. Resources focus on: Parenting Tips, Water Safety, Safe Sleep, and Child Safety.

  • Check out the Kids Activities page for games and activities that are fun and will teach your kids some important lessons!
Find this information and more on PEI's website

Father's Playbook App

About to be a Dad and trying to make sense of pregnancy, what to do, and where to start? The Father’s Playbook app is here to help. This app is developed for guys to help them understand pregnancy and prepare them for after the baby comes.

Find this information and more on the Father's Playbook App website

Bright by Text

Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age eight. Available in English and Spanish, the messages are comprised of research-based content from Bright by Three and partners such as PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street.

Find this information and more on the Bright by Text website