Working Dads Connect

Working Dads // Connect Program

Working Dads Connect is a program run by Parents At Work, just for dads.

We link dads to educational webinars, career coaches and other vital support services to help them manage all aspects of their:

  • Career
  • Fatherhood
  • Wellbeing

For Dads

What is it like being a man with a career and a family in today’s society? The experience is certainly like no other time in history. Men are under more pressure than ever to be ‘the everything’ at work and at home. That's why we created working dads connect.  You can:

  • Be inspired to take parental leave and learn how
  • Be part of an online dads community talking about real issues
  • Get support with your transition to fatherhood
  • Gain more flexibility and balance at work and at home
  • Build stronger relationships with your family 
  • Manage your career more effectively
  • Hear real dads stories and address the challenges unique to being a dad.

For Employers

Become a member organisation and access Working Dads Connect courses, coaching and events for your working dads.

  • Enable and encourage men to take parental leave and engage in flexible work
  • Improve work and family balance outcomes for dads, and
  • Provide a forum for working dads to connect in your workplace

Ask about a customised working dads connect program for your workplace.

Normalising dads taking parental leave

Normalising dads taking parental leave

Working Dads Connect Facilitators

Working Dads Connect Facilitators

Alex Laguna

Founder, Better Dad

Alex uses Better Dads to create a community of dads sharing their experiences about how to be a father.  They are all real dads, telling real stories.


Samuel Eddy

Coach, Parents At Work

Samuel trains organisations and helps working professionals improve the health and well-being of employees and the overall business culture..

Features of the program

We’re all about supporting dads. If you’re a busy dad managing work and family life or have recently transitioned to fatherhood then access the Working Dads Connect program. Get access to Career, Wellbeing and Family services at your fingertips.


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This is an outstanding service that working parents should take advantage of when returning to work after a break. This will help you get perspective & work through any challenges that are unique to you. My Coach was wonderful - patient, caring and practical


I had been back at work after having my first baby for seven months when I realised I needed some additional support and engaged Parents At Work for three coaching sessions. These were brilliant; my Coach provided a different perspective and challenged my existing thinking in how I approached my career, work, family and self.


We have received extremely strong feedback about the Parents at Lendlease program delivered by Parents at Work for both our female and male employees.  The one on one coaching has been extremely successful offering our employees a personalised service to focus on their career and juggling the challenges of family and work.

I was given some great tools and guidance for getting over these "hurdles". I can't recommend this coaching program enough for new, or seasoned parents, or parents to be.


I wanted to share my feedback following the seminar yesterday. Even though I have been on maternity leave once before, I found it very helpful. The facilitators were great – they both speak from experience (personally and professionally) and it was helpful to be able to have a mini coaching group session with one of them at the end of the morning. It was also great to be able to walk away with a toolkit booklet


Thank you for the awesome program. It helped me realise other mums have the same challenges, helped me lift the constraints I have been placing on myself & gave me tools to make it happen such as using positive language when negotiating flexibility, getting mentors, taking action and networking. Thanks for the kick start.


Thanks for the Seminar. It was fantastic, the presenters were so professional, yet down to earth and I really felt I could open up about some of the issues I was facing. It was great to leave knowing that I can have greater confidence in my ability as a mum and a professional to get things working really well and that I can go after what I really want.

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Membership enquiries

We service Australia-wide & Internationally

National Head Office, Sydney

Suite 108, 7-11 Clarke Street,

Crows Nest, NSW, 2068

Tel: +61 2 9967 8377