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‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY

OPFS Dundee Family Support Services are having a ‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY this Thurs 9th August between 10.00 – 12 noon in our Community Flat, 14 St Boswells Terrace, St Mary’s. We’ve got nearly new school uniforms, some …

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Assistant Family Support Workers (x3)

We currently have 3 vacancies for assistant family support workers  to join our family support team to deliver children’s groups in two different locations. The post in St Mary’s is to join the existing team and the two posts in …

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Tackling Family Poverty

Tackling family poverty in Dundee

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Dundee visit by Keith Brown MSP

Workers and parents from One Parent Families Scotland Dundee Family Support Services participated in an event on Wednesday 12th July with Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work was visiting Dundee to celebrate the Wise Group …

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Cabinet secretaries visit our Dundee services to launch public consultation on child poverty

Scottish Government Cabinet Secretaries recently visited OPFS Dundee Family Support Services to launch a public consultation on the new Child Poverty Bill.

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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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Dads and kids transform their Dundee allotment

Over the past few months the fathers and children at our Dundee service have been working incredibly hard on renovating their allotment.

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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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