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Office of the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland consults with parents

Sarah-Louise Davies, Participation and Engagement Officer for the Children & Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, visited the 101 Project as part of an ongoing consultation with parents in relation to children’s rights.

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Press: OPFS shortlisted for Living Wage Champion Awards

We have been shortlisted by the Living Wage Foundation for the Living Wage Champion Awards 2015.

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Press: Scotland Bill criticised over lack of key social security powers

In its evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee on the ‘Future Delivery of Social Security in Scotland’, OPFS says that it is disappointed that the Scotland Bill would “limit the Scottish Parliament’s ability to develop newly devolved powers in an autonomous way”.

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Locals give a helping hand to our Dundee Laughter Club

A huge thanks go to the generosity of regulars in Fintry Powrie Bar who helped raise over £200 to support local laughter clubs at arecent fundraising event.

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Computing course and new information hub dates for single dads in Glasgow

Details of our new group and a 4-week computing course for single dads in Glasgow.

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New video series: Single Dad’s 60

In our new video series, single dads take a minute to speak about the realities of parenting on their own.

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Press: Single parents support each other with money advice

Glasgow MP, Chris Stephens, visits single parent ‘Champions’ training session in Pollok.

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New ‘Focus on Work’ sessions at Dundee’s Family Support Hub

We’ve got a new Family Support Hub based at our offices in Whitfield, Dundee. It provides new activities for single parents and single kinship carers throughout the week, with a Friday morning ‘Focus on Work’ session, run in partnership with the local Jobcentre Plus.

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New survey into Further Education reveals some surprising results

Our new survey into single parents and further education threw up a few surprises about why so few single parents enter education.

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Our dads groups are making a splash this summer

An update on our various fathers groups’ summer activities.

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