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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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Transforming Lives training programme a great success

An update on the Transforming Lives project for young parents in South Lanarkshire and details of the next programme.

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Bouncing Babies groups in North Lanarkshire

If you’re a young parent aged between 13 and 21, come along and get involved in our Bouncing Babies groups.

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Fathers complete our first Mellow Dads course

Congratulations to the six dads that have just completed our Mellow Dads Parenting course in North Lanarkshire.

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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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OPFS 70th Anniversary Civic Reception & AGM 2014

Come and join us in Edinburgh on 28 November 2014 to celebrate our 70th anniversary at a Civic Reception and attend our AGM.

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Mellow Dads course gets underway in Motherwell

Us Together (North Lanarkshire) started its free Mellow Dads course on o7 October, with seven dads and their children taking part in the 14 week course.

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Children and fathers celebrate with a summer BBQ

Nearly 100 children and fathers from our various Us Together groups and Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project got together for a BBQ and some mini Commonwealth Games activities.

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Free Mellow Dads course in Motherwell this October

Us Together, the children and fathers service from One Parent Families Scotland, are delivering a Mellow Dads parenting course in Motherwell this October.

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Scottish Parliament recognises our work with communities

The Scottish Parliament has recognised the work that OPFS does with communities to empower single parent families to overcome the barriers they face.

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