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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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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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New Mellow Dads group in North Lanarkshire

We’re recruiting for our Mellow Dads group starting in late January in North Lanarkshire.

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Bond with your bump

We’re looking for mums to join our Bonding with Bumps group in North Lanarkshire, which starts in late January

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Transforming Lives – South Lanarkshire winter update

Our South Lanarkshire team have just completed two very successful courses in South Lanarkshire, Transforming Lives with Making It Work had 10 participants and the other, You Matter with Routes To Work South, with 13 participants. Due to the success of You Matter we’ve been asked …

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