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Us Together dads’ and kids’ summer round-up

A round-up of the activities that our dads services got up to this summer across Scotland.

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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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Our dads groups are making a splash this summer

An update on our various fathers groups’ summer activities.

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New Chair of the Board of Directors for OPFS

OPFS are pleased to welcome Jen Paice, Chief Executive of the tenancy deposit scheme, SafeDeposits Scotland, as our new Chair of the Board of Directors.

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Happy Father’s Day from OPFS!

Giving dads a hand One Parent Families Scotland supports both single and contact dads, as well as their children, throughout Scotland via our Us Together projects. We understand the challenges single and contact dads face, and the importance of fathers to …

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The dads and kids at Us Together look forward to summer

The single and contact dads in the Us Together projects have been busy over the past month, getting outside with their kids and enjoying the weather.

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Survey: How would you use increased hours of childcare for 3-4 year olds?

The Scottish Government are trying to obtain the views of as many parents of 3 or 4 year old children from as wide a variety of back grounds as possible on how they would use a proposed increase in childcare provision.

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Dads and kids making the most of spring

Our Us Together projects have been busy supporting children and fathers to greet spring with a range of activities.

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New dads’ cooking class in Polmont

OPFS have partnered up with Gingerbread Café in Polmont to provide a new dads’ cooking class this January.

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OPFS 70th Anniversary Civic Reception & AGM 2014

Come and join us in Edinburgh on 28 November 2014 to celebrate our 70th anniversary and AGM.

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