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Fatherhood Fire Program

UCC Fatherhood FIRE Program

UCC’s Fatherhood FIRE Program empowers fathers to be family-focused, interconnected, resilient and essential in their children’s lives.

Our Approach:

Focused on helping fathers, stepfathers, father-figures and soon-to-be-fathers in the Milwaukee area, achieve their fullest potential by providing them with the tools needed to be successful in their daily lives and relationships. Most importantly, in their biggest role of all, being a present father.

3 Program Areas:

The Fatherhood FIRE Program offers three integrated core program services:

Responsible Parenting

  • Child development, non-violent discipline, and skills to play with child
  • How to establish positive communication with children
  • Skills for effective co-parenting and how to become an involved father
  • The importance of financially providing for children

 Healthy Relationships

  • Communication and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of the benefits of marriage

 Economic Stability

  • Resume development and interview skills
  • Employment opportunities and career advancement
  • Internships and other job training programs

View our Fatherhood Fire Program in English

View our Fatherhood Fire Program in Spanish

To learn more, contact us at or call 414-643-8530

Salim Hernandez, Fatherhood Program Coordinator
1111 S 6th Street, 3rd Floor, Milwaukee, WI

Upon completion of the Fatherhood FIRE program, Milwaukee County Child Support Services will generously offer you a 50% reduction in state interest, birth expenses, or receipt and disburse fees on your Milwaukee County child support case.
The production of this website was supported by Grant 90ZJ0010-04-00 from ACF. Its content are solely the responsibility of Milwaukee County Child Support Services and do not necessarily represent the official views of ACF.