At Good Counsel, we appreciate the many fathers who lovingly sacrifice to build healthy families and to help their local community.
Stable families headed by father and a mother are the bedrock of a healthy society. Caring for homeless, single mothers, and their children are at the heart of the Good Counsel mission. Sadly, the fathers of the children entrusted to our care are most often absent from their lives, or worse, abusive and violent. Witnessing the absence of these fathers, however, does shine a light on the many fine men who support our work. In essence, they are current day St. Joseph’s, foster fathers to our children, providing for the needs of the women and babies in our care with financial and spiritual support. Witnessing these good fathers can help to break the cycle of single motherhood by offering an example of what a good father is and does. Read More