Many of the families we engage with are impacted by the effects of poverty. It is well documented that there is a clear correlation between poverty, health inequalities and mental health. Children and young people’s wellbeing can be adversely affected …
#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.
A survey looking to understand how you and your child spend time playing.
Families House in Dundee have been busy in the garden this summer, as its Gardening Group recently secured some funding from the Dundee Partnership.
OPFS are pleased to welcome Jen Paice, Chief Executive of the tenancy deposit scheme, SafeDeposits Scotland, as our new Chair of the Board of Directors.
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.
An update on the services Families House in Dundee provide.
Come and join us in Edinburgh on 28 November 2014 to celebrate our 70th anniversary and AGM.