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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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Guest blog: Striving to thrive, not just survive

Mairi Campbell-jack shares her experiences of being a single parent in this guest blog. Part of the #ProudSingleParents campaign.

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Proud Single Parents campaign targets stereotypes and stigma

#ProudSingleParents social media campaign has being launched by Opfs to celebrate the diversity, skills and proud moments about being a single parent. Thus challenging the stigma that many single parents have reported to have experienced. We want people and policy makers to reconsider the stereotypes portrayed about single parents being teenagers and scroungers.

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Have a child under 5 in Dundee? Have your say on early learning and childcare

Dundee City Council are asking for opinions from parents/carers in Dundee, with a child under 5, on how best to access early learning and childcare entitlements.

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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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Press: SCoWR calls on parties to use new powers to create a fairer social security system

The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform has written to candidates across Scotland to ask them to commit to using new powers to create a fairer social security system.

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Dundee parents help develop a new international learning programme

Our thanks and congratulations go out to five single parents from Dundee who volunteered to be pilot participants on our blended learning programme.

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It is with deep sadness that we must announce the death of Susan Rew, who passed away on Friday 12th February

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of the much admired Susan Rew, who passed away unexpectedly on Friday 12th February

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Changes to the benefit system starting in April 2016

From April 2016, there will be a number of changes introduced to the benefit system that will affect single parent families in Scotland. Find out how these might affected you.

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Our Dundee club is transforming the local community

Lochee Laughter Club children and families have been busy transforming the local community with the help of community gardner Kate Treharne and community artist Sarah Bright.

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