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OPFS is Recruiting Four Posts

At OPFS we currently recruiting for four posts, one each in our Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and North Lanarkshire offices. Family Support Worker (Children and Fathers), North Lanarkshire – Responsible for the delivery of Lanarkshire Service for single dads and their children; …

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‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY

OPFS Dundee Family Support Services are having a ‘Getting Ready for School’ GIVE AWAY this Thurs 9th August between 10.00 – 12 noon in our Community Flat, 14 St Boswells Terrace, St Mary’s. We’ve got nearly new school uniforms, some …

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Assistant Family Support Workers (x3)

We currently have 3 vacancies for assistant family support workers  to join our family support team to deliver children’s groups in two different locations. The post in St Mary’s is to join the existing team and the two posts in …

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Opening of ‘Everyone’s Garden’ at Families House Dundee

Many of the families we engage with are impacted by the effects of poverty. It is well documented that there is a clear correlation between poverty, health inequalities and mental health. Children and young people’s wellbeing can be adversely affected …

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Highlighting our Dundee Employability Service

A Successful Single Parent Story In Dundee, One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is working in partnership with several other organisations across the city to make sure single parents’ journeys on the local employability pipeline into work is as smooth as …

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Social Impact Report – Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

If you are a single parent on a zero-hours contract how can you get reliable childcare when you need it, and which doesn’t leave you worse off? How do you pay for childcare in order to retrain for work or for better …

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Dundee Drop-in Services over Festive Period

If you are looking for services in and around Dundee over the Festive period there has been a very handy leaflet published with the opening hours of a number of services. There are also a number of helplines listed also. …

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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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Tackling Family Poverty

Tackling family poverty in Dundee

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Dundee visit by Keith Brown MSP

Workers and parents from One Parent Families Scotland Dundee Family Support Services participated in an event on Wednesday 12th July with Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work was visiting Dundee to celebrate the Wise Group …

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