Category Archives: News

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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Science & Technology Women Returners Programme

Equate Scotland has been working for 10 years to increase the number of women in science, engineering and tech in Scotland and has just launched a new project focused on supporting women who have previously working in these sectors however left …

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OPFS Statement – Universal Credit : 2 child – rape clause

Surely children should not have their life chances damaged because of the number of sisters and brothers they have? OPFS supports the decision by key women’s organisations who will refuse to be third party verifiers to help officials implement the …

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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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Families with children hardest hit by UK welfare changes

Scottish Government will not apply two child cap to Council Tax Reduction Scheme. Families with children will be among those worst affected by UK welfare changes coming into effect, Scotland’s Social Security Minister has said. A number of UK Government …

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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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Adult Achivement Awards Interviews

Eight parents from One Parent Families Scotland recently completed an Adult Achievement Award delivered in partnership with Glasgow Clyde College. A few of the parents were invited along to celebrate the pilot at an event in Newbattle Abbey in Dalkeith. …

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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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