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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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Universal Credit comes to Glasgow

From 19 September 2018 universal credit arrives in some parts of Glasgow. This will only affect you If you need to make a new claim for benefits or have a change in your circumstances. Please note this is only for families with …

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Cranhill, Glasgow Community Information Hub

Our Cranhill Single Parent Community Outreach Hub provides support, advice and information to support you if you are thinking about or would like to enter training, education or employment. One of our staff team will arrange to meet with you …

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Glasgow City Centre Information Hub

OPFS Glasgow provides support, advice and information in our city centre hub to help parents make informed choices on a range of issues that affect the everyday life of themselves and their children. Advice & Guidance Small material grants Confidence …

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Thenue to Tackle Fuel Poverty Head on With New Advice Initiative

Thenue Housing has announced a new link-up which will deliver advice to hundreds of tenants to help them save money and keep their homes warm. The Association will work with Home Energy Scotland and One Parent Families Scotland to deliver a series of “financial education …

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OPFS Glasgow Family Support Service

OPFS Glasgow works with local communities to empower families to overcome the barriers they encounter. We support parents to give their children the best possible chances in life, with improved health and a stable home environment. The specialised support offered …

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OPFS Glasgow Employability Services

Single parent employablity support

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First Steps Project Glasgow

New young parents project in Glasgow

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Single Parent Assembly 2017

Have Your Say, Share Your Voice!
Join us at the launch of “Single Parent Families, Sanctions & Family Wellbeing” with Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman MSP

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Mental Health First Aid

Eight single parents from the Glasgow Hub were awarded their certificates for attending our most recent Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course. The course helps to remove stigma and fear around mental health and gives participants confidence in approaching and …

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