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Glasgow drop-in sessions for single parents

Single parents are invited to drop in for tea/coffee and meet other parents in an informal, supportive setting.

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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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A Marks & Start work placement success story

The success story of one of our Marks & Start work placement programme participants.

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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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Easterhouse single parent personal development programme

A new course for single parents, designed to increase confidence in their skills and experience, running in Easterhouse, Glasgow.

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Do you live in the Castlemilk area?

A new single parent programme is starting in Castlemilk, Glasgow.

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Could you benefit from the Lone Parent Champions?

A group of single parents from across Glasgow have now successfully completed our Lone Parent Champion programme, and are ready to help you.

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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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