Category Archives: Services

Do you qualify for help with your electricity bills?

The Warm Home Discount Scheme credits the electricity account of qualifying households with £140. It was introduced by the government in 2011 and will run to 2018. People receiving the Guarantee Credit of Pension Credit will automatically receive it. You …

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Supporting practitioners to support single parents

Freephone Advice Line for practitioners working for single parents.

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Dads R Us Hub

Our Cumbernauld Dads R Us Hub is going from strength to strength. The Wednesday Hub session includes information on health and wellbeing, family finances, welfare reforms, parenting and the opportunity for the dads to meet other dads for general conversations …

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NEW: Get Advice on Facebook

From 22 August until 1st September, we are offering a new Facebook advice service. You can send a Personal Message to us and an adviser will get straight back to you with confidential advice. You can contact us for advice on a variety subjects …

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First Steps Project Glasgow

New young parents project in Glasgow

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Dundee visit by Keith Brown MSP

Workers and parents from One Parent Families Scotland Dundee Family Support Services participated in an event on Wednesday 12th July with Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work was visiting Dundee to celebrate the Wise Group …

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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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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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