Dads of Douglas County

Welcome to Dads of Douglas county! We are men and women dedicated to encouraging and promoting fathers' involvement in children's lives. We are building a caring community where men can connect with other fathers for friendship and support while building strong lifetime bonds with their children and partners. We look forward to joining you on your fatherhood journey!

What We Do

Events, Education, Resources, and more

Healthy Dads

The Healthy Dads Healthy Families program provides the skills and knowledge men need to build positive, lasting relationships with their children and partners.

Passports to Health

New for 2018! Participants get active and healthy outdoors using a passport based on the Kansas childrens outdoor bill of rights as a guide.

Boot Camp for New Dads

Join experienced dads (with their babies), who will tell you how they
made it through the first months of parenthood and emerged
as confident, on-the-job fathers. 

Kidical Mass

A monthly family bike ride and picnic exploring the burroughs creek trail.

Dad and Me Playgroup

A monthly playgroup for dads and children from 0-5. 

Fathering in 15

Sharpen your parenting and relationship skills online with this self paced program from the National Fatherhood Initiative. Learn about child development, discipline, intimacy, co-parenting and more!

Classes are ongoing and open to any dad or father figure in Douglas County.

Board Members

  • Charlie Bryan - Chair
  • Bruce Eggers - Vice Chair
  • Suzy Green - Secretary
  • John Catlin - Treasurer
  • Dan Coleman
  • Erick Ogwangi
  • Jery Marquez
  • Rich Minder


Email us at for more information.

Dads of Douglas County

Dads of Douglas County
200 Maine Street, Suite B
Lawrence, Kansas 66044