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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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New Chair of the Board of Directors for OPFS

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.

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Family Decision Making service: a success story

Since its launch last March, the Family Decision Making service for separating and separated families has helped many parents going through the difficult process of separating to minimise the impact it has on their children.

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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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Child maintenance charges come into force today

From today (30 June 2014) parents will be charged for the use of The Child Maintenance Service.

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