SAY San Diego’s Dads Corps Program


The Dads Corps program is FREE and open to all fathers including Civilian Dads, Active Duty Dads, Veteran Dads, and Dads-To-Be!  Dad Corps provides fathers opportunities to thrive as “Parents, Partners, and Providers.”

Dads Corps understands the unique challenges of parenting.  We support dads by sharing new insights and approaches to parenting allowing YOU to develop new skills and tools to support your family unit regardless of your situation.  Dads Corps follows a nationally recognized parenting curriculum and utilizes a discussion-based format so that you can learn by connecting to other dads through each session.  Our program will cover topics including, “Communication, Discipline, Relationships, Health, and More.”  Participants will also be able to access:

  • Alumni network
  • Employment Services
  • Legal Resources
  • Supportive Services
  • In-person and virtual learning format*
  • Private Instruction (if requested)
  • Resource Referrals
  • Scholarships for career advancement, training, and/or general support assistance
  • Family-friendly activities and excursions
  • And More

Dads Corps has been named as a Federal Grantee from the Office of Family Assistance for the Fatherhood FIRE Project.  Our program welcomes all dads to participate in future classes.  So whether expecting your first child, looking for new ways of handling your child’s behavior, or seeking to create a stronger relationship with your child(ren), Dads Corps is a place where we welcome you to hang your hat!  Join our brotherhood network today!!!

Questions or want to learn more about the program?


Jessica Chiesman,, 858.289.7101 (Eng)


Jesus Torres,, 858.289.7110 (Esp.)

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Dads Corps has a proud history serving well over 1,000 fathers and families since 2008.  GET CONNECTED TODAY!

Dad Corps Family

“Because of Dads Corps I am/have… “

“Confidence to be a better father and a support group to help me and let me know I am not alone as a father”

“Changing my old habits to more effective and better view/perspective on becoming a father”

*During COVID-19 conditions, Dads Corps will ONLY offer virtual format

All qualified applicants and program participants will receive consideration for employment/ program services without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.