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OPFS is Recruiting Four Posts

At OPFS we currently recruiting for four posts, one each in our Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and North Lanarkshire offices. Family Support Worker (Children and Fathers), North Lanarkshire – Responsible for the delivery of Lanarkshire Service for single dads and their children; …

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‘Hike for Mike’ on West Highland Way

Michael Philbin was a doting father of two daughters. So, when he started working for local charity Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project (run by One Parent Families Scotland) he brought lots of first hand knowledge and empathy about how important fathers …

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Counselling Sessions

Are you a single parent in Edinburgh? Would you benefit from the time and space to work through issues that are getting on top of you? Person Centred Counselling offers a safe and confidential setting to explore your thoughts, feelings …

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Preparing For the Future

New Preparing for the future course in Edinburgh

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Fathers and Children Fun Day at Edinburgh Central Mosque

Join dads and kids from all over Edinburgh at the Edinburgh Central Mosque for a great day of fun and learning and great food from the Mosque Kitchen on Saturday February 24th 10:30 – 1:00. All welcome, but must register …

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OPFS Edinburgh Employability Service

A specialist service supporting single parents interested in moving towards paid work or education via 1:1 support and group courses.

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Employability project – Edinburgh

Edinburgh employability project

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OPFS Edinburgh

OPFS Edinburgh has had a busy Autumn, making the best of the fading weather with our two Saturday Dads’ Clubs. At the end of September the two groups joined up to take a boat out to the Bass Rock in …

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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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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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