Topic 4 – Parenting and support

Given the importance of support for parenting, About Families asked what research could tell us about how families seek, experience and manage suport from family, friends and formal services.

Topic briefing
Topic report

The evidence in action
About Families worked with a range of organisations to implement action plans based on issues arising from the Parenting and Support topic report.  Follow the links below to see examples of how we worked with different partners and how services were developed to support parents and families, including those with disabilities.

Capability Scotland’s Advice Service

One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) Supporting Scotland’s Fathers and Their Children Project

One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project (or Dad’s Club)

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