Author Archives: Mandy Mitchell

New Baby Box Registration

Roll-out of baby box in Scotland. All babies born on 15 August or after will receive a box with the essentials to help them get the best start in life. Pregnant mothers can register to receive the box at their midwife appointment after 15 June.

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Single Parent Assembly 2017

Have Your Say, Share Your Voice!
Join us at the launch of “Single Parent Families, Sanctions & Family Wellbeing” with Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman MSP

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Money for your children

Child maintenance – where to start? There are three options that parents may take to arrange child maintenance: a family-based arrangement, a Minute of Agreement and using the Child Maintenance Service.

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Newly Updated Factsheets

New updated information factsheets for single parents in Scotland.

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Mental Health First Aid

Eight single parents from the Glasgow Hub were awarded their certificates for attending our most recent Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course. The course helps to remove stigma and fear around mental health and gives participants confidence in approaching and …

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Cumbernauld and Airdrie – Dads Hub

Our North Lanarkshire Dads Hub have just secured further funding from the Early years Collaborative Change Fund to continue with the service. The Wednesday Hub session includes information on health and well-being, family finances, welfare reforms, parenting and the opportunity …

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Glasgow Single Parent Employability Support

Single parent employablity support

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Benefit and other changes for single parents from April 2017

Get all the information you need about important changes that may affect you in 2017.

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Edinburgh Dads Club

In partnership with the Gilmerton Early Years Centre, OPFS Edinburgh’s Dads Club (South) continues to be recognised for the great work it does with dads and children each Saturday. Last month, local MSP Ash Denham visited to help us make …

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One Parent Families Scotland – Falkirk

New drop in for families in Braes, Falkirk

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