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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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Aberdeenshire childcare services winter update

Visit to the Scottish Parliament for Aberdeenshire children

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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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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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OPFS Aberdeenshire celebrating 10 years

One Parent Families Scotland (Aberdeenshire) and Rainbow Rogues Ellon are celebrating their 10th birthday! Please come along and join our celebrations on: Thursday 21 May 2015 11am to 2pm Esslemont School, Ellon Refreshments and entertainment provided. RSVP Please RSVP to …

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Aberdeenshire staff support spina bifida group parents

Flexible Childcare Services Aberdeenshire staff support Spina Bifida Association parents.

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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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Do you want to see more affordable flexible childcare in Scotland?

Please support the campaign asking the Scottish Government to give all families a right to high quality, affordable and flexible childcare.

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