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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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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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Families’ House winter update 2014

An update on the services Families House in Dundee provide.

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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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A great day out at Families’ House

Around 150 parents and children attended a Fintry Community Engagement event held at Families’ House on Saturday 15 June.

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New Dundee community childcare facility to open autumn 2013

We’re currently developing a new service for pre-school children in Fintry, Dundee.

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