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One Parent Families Scotland aims to enable single parent families to achieve their potential, to reach a decent standard of living and contribute to Scottish society. Our vision is of a Scotland in which single parents and their children are valued and treated equally and fairly.

News and events

Stay informed with all our latest news, blogs and events.

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Single Parent Forum

Welcome to our community forum. Our forum is a place for parents to talk to other parents about whatever topics, issues and comments they may have that affects the daily lives of single parent families’.

OPFS Podcast

Hear from single parents, politicians, staff, volunteers and many more expert voices relating to single parent families.

Work with us

We recruit staff from a wide range of backgrounds and ages. Take a look at our current vacancies.

Single parent consultations

Our inclusive policy ensures our consultation work continues to represent the views of single parents.


We always welcome volunteers, either on a short or long-term basis. We have benefited from the skills of students, single parents and interested members of the public.

Training for practitioners

Our courses for practitioners help you keep up to date with issues affecting single parent families enabling you to support and advise them.

Fundraise for OPFS

With your donations we could reduce the impact of poverty brought about by the cost of living crisis. See our fundraising options.