Category Archives: Family Support

How OPFS support families during school holidays

OPFS provides opportunities to families to take part in trips and activities where costs for food and participation would otherwise be a barrier. As costs are covered this allows the children and families to take part without fear of stigma …

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Appeal for ‘cosy clothes’ for single-parent families in Dundee

OPFS Family Support Services appeals for “cosy clothes” for single-parent families in Dundee. The effort comes as the city continues to face major issues with child poverty. Ann McKenzie, deputy director of the OPFS, said: “The weather is getting colder …

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Glasgow City Centre Information Hub

OPFS Glasgow provides support, advice and information in our city centre hub to help parents make informed choices on a range of issues that affect the everyday life of themselves and their children. Advice & Guidance Small material grants Confidence …

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Lanarkshire Single Parent Hub

OPFS Lanarkshire provides Information, advice, support and training to help parents to make informed choices on a range of issues that affect the everyday life of themselves and their children. Services available include:  Peer Support Advice and Information on issues …

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Lanarkshire Single Dads Hub

Our ‘Parenting Alone Hub’ for Single Dads in Cumbernauld and Airdrie provides practical, emotional, financial and parenting support and a range of play and recreational activities to lone fathers and their children. Services available include: Advice and Information on issues …

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OPFS Lanarkshire Family Support Service

Our Lanarkshire Family Support Service provides practical, emotional, financial, parenting and advocacy support to single parent families and helps them to take positive steps to give their children the best possible chances in life. The service operates across all communities …

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OPFS Glasgow Family Support Service

OPFS Glasgow works with local communities to empower families to overcome the barriers they encounter. We support parents to give their children the best possible chances in life, with improved health and a stable home environment. The specialised support offered …

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Dundee Family Support Services

For the new year, we are asking for donations of energy saving bayonet light bulbs so that families don’t have to sit in the dark. Please help by donating a light bulb.

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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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OPFS Factsheets updated for 2016

We’ve updated our single parent factsheets for 2016. They are now available for download.

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