- About Us
The Philadelphia Council for Fathers & Families (PCFF) was formed in 2009 as the result of a policy perspective series hosted by the National Center on Fathers & Families at the University of Pennsylvania. PCFF consists of private and public organizations that support and advocate on behalf of responsible fathers and their families. PCFF’s goal is to develop a local, state, and national agenda for fathers for the benefit of their children and families. PCFF worked with the Center for Family Practice & Policy to research and make the following recommendations for the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the United States:
Fathers are often the forgotten thread in our social safety net when it comes to the best interests of children and families. The role of fathers is critical in strengthening our families and communities.