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Cumbernauld and Airdrie – Dads Hub

Our North Lanarkshire Dads Hub have just secured further funding from the Early years Collaborative Change Fund to continue with the service. The Wednesday Hub session includes information on health and well-being, family finances, welfare reforms, parenting and the opportunity …

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New hub for single dads in North Lanarkshire

A new weekly drop-in hub for single dads in North Lanarkshire begins on Wednesday 30th November.

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Chill and Chat hub for Single Parents in North Lanarkshire

If you are a single parent in North Lanarkshire you can drop in to our Chill and Chat hub.

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Pass it On!

New single dads hub in North Lanarkshire

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Happy Father’s Day from OPFS!

Giving dads a hand One Parent Families Scotland supports single fathers as well as their children throughout Scotland. We understand the challenges that single fathers face, and the importance of fathers to children’s development. We offer practical and emotional support …

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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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Take the Scottish Home Play survey today

A survey looking to understand how you and your child spend time playing.

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Supporting Children and Fathers: January update

Our five projects supporting single and contact dads continue to do great work locally and nationally.

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New Bonding with Bumps programme starts in February

Our new Bonding with Bumps programme in North Lanarkshire will help mums-to-be bond with their bumps through relaxation techniques.

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Mellow Dads group starting in North Lanarkshire

We’re now recruiting for our new Mellow Dads group starting in February in North Lanarkshire (venue to be confirmed). The group will be for single or access dads and will run one day a week for 14 weeks. We will provide lunch, crèche …

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