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  • #ProudSingleParents

    Nicola is a mum who lives with daughter in Falkirk. In this blog she describes how OPFS has helped her flourish through the OPFS Falkirk Family house service. My story I am 29 years old and became a single parent …

  • How OPFS has supported me

    Shanan is a mum to a three-year-old son. She works part-time and lives in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire. In this blog, she describes the ways OPFS has supported her as a single parent.

  • Reducing Impact of School Holidays on Family Poverty and Food Insecurity

    In 2018 single parents and family groups in Cranhill Glasgow came together through a participatory budgeting project with the support of Scottish Government Community Choices funding. One Parent Families Scotland and the Cranhill Development Trust used a Participatory Budgeting approach …

  • 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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  • #ProudSingleParents campaign

    #ProudSingleParents is a campaign to challenge the stereotypes and stigma that are still too often attached to single parenthood. It aims to challenge prejudice against single parents. Get involved! Single Parents/Family/Friends: Use the #ProudSingleParents¬†hashtag and tell us what makes you …

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