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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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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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