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Press: Scotland Bill criticised over lack of key social security powers

In its evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee on the ‘Future Delivery of Social Security in Scotland’, OPFS says that it is disappointed that the Scotland Bill would “limit the Scottish Parliament’s ability to develop newly devolved powers in an autonomous way”.

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New video series: Single Dad’s 60

In our new video series, single dads take a minute to speak about the realities of parenting on their own.

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New survey into Further Education reveals some surprising results

Our new survey into single parents and further education threw up a few surprises about why so few single parents enter education.

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Our dads groups are making a splash this summer

An update on our various fathers groups’ summer activities.

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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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Happy Father’s Day from OPFS!

Giving dads a hand One Parent Families Scotland supports both single and contact dads, as well as their children, throughout Scotland via our Us Together projects. We understand the challenges single and contact dads face, and the importance of fathers to …

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Introduction of universal credit waiting days from 03 August 2015

A new 7-day waiting period at the start of certain universal credit claims will be introduced from the 03 August 2015.

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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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The dads and kids at Us Together look forward to summer

The single and contact dads in the Us Together projects have been busy over the past month, getting outside with their kids and enjoying the weather.

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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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