Category Archives: Choices Glasgow

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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Young Parent Information Hub – Glasgow

New advice and information hub for young single parents in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Drop in sessions for single parents in Glasgow

New Friday drop in for single parents in Cranhill, Glasgow.

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OPFS celebrates Volunteers’ Week 2016

We celebrated the work of our wonderful volunteers during Volunteers’ Week 2016 by having a celebratory afternoon tea and Meet The Staff sessions.

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Glasgow drop-in sessions for single parents

Single parents are invited to drop in for tea/coffee and meet other parents in an informal, supportive setting.

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Supporting practitioners to support single parents

Freephone Advice Line for practitioners working for single parents.

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Glasgow single parents voice their opinions

Eleven single parents from OPFS have been taking part in focus groups with Poverty Alliance as part of a Europe-wide programme.

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Volunteer to be a Lone Parent Champion

We’re currently looking for single parents to volunteer to get involved in our Lone Parent Champion training programme starting next year in Glasgow.

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New group in Knightswood

We have a new 6-week single parent programme starting in Knightswood Community Centre on Monday 18 January 2016 (10am-12pm).

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Marks & Start employability programme update

It’s been another successful few months for single parents taking part in the Marks & Start programme in the west of Scotland.

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