Category Archives: Services

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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Glasgow Single Parent Employability Support

Single parent employablity support

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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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Community Choices in Castlemilk

OPFS and Ardenglen Housing Association in Glasgow have been awarded funding through the Scottish Government Community Choices Fund to work with parents and children to innovate solutions to the Cost of the School Day, using a participatory budgeting model. We …

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Family Support Falkirk

Following a conversation with single parents and professionals around some of the issues families face when living in a rural community, it became evident access to shops, activities and resources were the main issues. The STV Children’s Appeal has awarded …

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Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project

Our Edinburgh dads workers have had a fun Autumn, supporting kids and their fathers in lots of ways. For Halloween, we joined forces with Making it Work to have a brilliant party in South Edinburgh with all the families we work …

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Have a Bite and a Blether in Dundee

Come and join us at our “A Bite and A Blether” sessions. Where you can have a cuppa and a bite to eat and chat to our friendly workers in relaxed surroundings. Get information, advice and support about any issues …

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