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Happy Father’s Day from OPFS!

Giving dads a hand One Parent Families Scotland supports single fathers as well as their children throughout Scotland. We understand the challenges that single fathers face, and the importance of fathers to children’s development. We offer practical and emotional support …

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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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Supporting Children and Fathers: January update

Our five projects supporting single and contact dads continue to do great work locally and nationally.

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New Mellow Dads group in North Lanarkshire

We’re recruiting for our Mellow Dads group starting in late January in North Lanarkshire.

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Us Together dads’ and kids’ summer round-up

A round-up of the activities that our dads services got up to this summer across Scotland.

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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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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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