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Cumbernauld and Airdrie – Dads Hub

Our North Lanarkshire Dads Hub have just secured further funding from the Early years Collaborative Change Fund to continue with the service. The Wednesday Hub session includes information on health and well-being, family finances, welfare reforms, parenting and the opportunity …

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New hub for single dads in North Lanarkshire

A new weekly drop-in hub for single dads in North Lanarkshire begins on Wednesday 30th November.

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Chill and Chat hub for Single Parents in North Lanarkshire

If you are a single parent in North Lanarkshire you can drop in to our Chill and Chat hub.

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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 Bonding with Bumps programme starts in February

Our new Bonding with Bumps programme in North Lanarkshire will help mums-to-be bond with their bumps through relaxation techniques.

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Mellow Dads group starting in North Lanarkshire

We’re now recruiting for our new Mellow Dads group starting in February in North Lanarkshire (venue to be confirmed). The group will be for single or access dads and will run one day a week for 14 weeks. We will provide lunch, crèche …

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Bond with your bump

We’re looking for mums to join our Bonding with Bumps group in North Lanarkshire, which starts in late January

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Transforming Lives – South Lanarkshire winter update

Our South Lanarkshire team have just completed two very successful courses in South Lanarkshire, Transforming Lives with Making It Work had 10 participants and the other, You Matter with Routes To Work South, with 13 participants. Due to the success of You Matter we’ve been asked …

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New Mellow Parenting group coming to Coatbridge

A new Mellow Parenting group will be starting in Coatbridge in September.

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