Stephen Barr from Start360 manages the Employability, Personal Development and Mental Health services within Start360. A keen sportsman, Stephen enjoys fitness training and is a long-suffering Liverpool fan.
He is also manages the Lads 2 Dads Programme which was developed around the need of young men who sought help from Start360 in relation to parenting.
This provides support for young fathers who are deemed to be either fathers, stepfathers or fathers to be and also 1-1 mentoring/advocacy support for all participants, where appropriate, ensuring their needs are supported.
Stephen explains how it came about and some of the main benefits for young men.