Broadreach Family & Community Services will offer a free, 12-week group-based curriculum program for developing attitudes and skills for male nurturance.

"Nurturing Fathers" begins Tuesday, April 17, at the Broadreach office at 5 Stephenson Lane, Belfast. Classes are held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday for 12 weeks. Each class will provide a light meal.

Dads will learn about the roots of fathering, nurturing children and ourselves; discipline; managing anger and resolving conflict; teamwork with spouse/partner; cultural influences of fathering, and much more.To register for the class, contact Helen Rogers at 338-6675 or 930-9445 or email

Program funding is provided by a grant from the Child Abuse & Neglect (CAN) Counsel through the Maine Children’s Trust.