Eight single parents from the Glasgow Hub were awarded their certificates for attending our most recent Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course. The course helps to remove stigma and fear around mental health and gives participants confidence in approaching and …
OPFS and Ardenglen Housing Association in Glasgow have been awarded funding through the Scottish Government Community Choices Fund to work with parents and children to innovate solutions to the Cost of the School Day, using a participatory budgeting model. We …
We celebrated the work of our wonderful volunteers during Volunteers’ Week 2016 by having a celebratory afternoon tea and Meet The Staff sessions.
Single parents are invited to drop in for tea/coffee and meet other parents in an informal, supportive setting.
#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.
We have a new 6-week single parent programme starting in Knightswood Community Centre on Monday 18 January 2016 (10am-12pm).
Glasgow MP, Chris Stephens, visits single parent ‘Champions’ training session in Pollok.
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.
A new course for single parents, designed to increase confidence in their skills and experience, running in Easterhouse, Glasgow.