Category Archives: Braes Children and Families Centre

OPFS Falkirk 30th Anniversary Celebrations

Our Falkirk branch held a Mad Hatters Tea Party to celebrate 30 years of service in Maddiston. We were delighted to welcome around seventy people. Previous and current families accessing the service came along and enjoyed sandwiches and cake. Children …

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OPFS celebrating 30 years in Falkirk with Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) in Falkirk it is hosting a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Wednesday 18th July from 1-3pm.  There will be face painting and fun activities for all the family with tea, …

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Falkirk Raffle and Craft Sale Fundraising

One Parent Families Scotland would like to say a huge thank you to Laura and Michelle for all their hard work organising a Raffle and Craft Sale. The event was planned after our summer programme ended as Laura and Michelle …

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One Parent Families Scotland – Falkirk

New drop in for families in Braes, Falkirk

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Family Support Falkirk

Following a conversation with single parents and professionals around some of the issues families face when living in a rural community, it became evident access to shops, activities and resources were the main issues. The STV Children’s Appeal has awarded …

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The local community supports Braes Children and Families Centre

Braes Children and Families Centre offers support to families, especially single parent families, who are experiencing difficulties in their lives

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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 dads’ cooking class in Polmont

OPFS have partnered up with Gingerbread Café in Polmont to provide a new dads’ cooking class this January.

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New Information Pack: Going Back to Work

Our third information pack, ‘Going Back to Work’, is now available. It guides parents through the financial implications of returning to work and the childcare options open to them.

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Brand New Information Packs

We’ve redesigned some of our most popular publications. New for April 2014 with the updated benefits and tax credits rates are two information packs: ‘Separation and Divorce: Sorting it Out’ and ’ Money for Single Parents’, with a third, ‘Going Back to Work’, to follow shortly.

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