Category Archives: Health and wellbeing

Cabinet secretaries visit our Dundee services to launch public consultation on child poverty

Scottish Government Cabinet Secretaries recently visited OPFS Dundee Family Support Services to launch a public consultation on the new Child Poverty Bill.

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Take the Scottish Home Play survey today

A survey looking to understand how you and your child spend time playing.

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Aberdeenshire staff support spina bifida group parents

Flexible Childcare Services Aberdeenshire staff support Spina Bifida Association parents.

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Separated families urged to make festive plans now

A Scottish advice service is urging separated parents to sort out festive holiday arrangements now, and avoid a nightmare before Christmas for them and their children.

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The 101 Project at 30

A look at the 101 Project, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

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New Information Pack: Going Back to Work

Our third information pack, ‘Going Back to Work’, is now available. It guides parents through the financial implications of returning to work and the childcare options open to them.

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Brand New Information Packs

We’ve redesigned some of our most popular publications. New for April 2014 with the updated benefits and tax credits rates are two information packs: ‘Separation and Divorce: Sorting it Out’ and ’ Money for Single Parents’, with a third, ‘Going Back to Work’, to follow shortly.

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