Parents and families in Scotland mostly do a fantastic job but
everyone struggles at times. This website brings together the best
Parenting across Scotland is a partnership of
charities -read about us.
We've gathered together the organisations that can help, plus
good websites and leaflets for parents and families in
Recently added resources for parents, families and
and teenagers' online safety
Free nursery places for two year olds
ParentLine Scotland: 0800 028 2233
For any parent or carer who needs information, support or
guidance, or simply someone to talk to.
Lone Parent Helpline: 0808 801 0323
For any single parent needing advice, including benefit
calculations and help finding childcare.
Advice Service Capability Scotland: 0131 313 5510 or
textphone 0131 346 2529
If you or your child has a disability, call Capability Scotland
for advice and information.
The Relationship Helpline: 0808 802 2088
Support with all issues that affect your relationships.
Enquire: 0345 123 2303
Practical advice and information about education and additional
support for learning in Scotland.
Families Outside: 0800 254 0088
Support and information for prisoners' families.
In celebration of Year of the Dad 2016 we are highlighting the difference shared parental leave and dad friendly policies have made in Northern European countries. Read PAS project manager, Clare Simpson's blog about being a dad in Sweden.
Single parents in Scotland are disproportionately more likely to fall into poverty. To help single parents thrive the Scottish Government needs to make life fairer for single parents and their children.
Read the STV article
RT @SSSCnews: Find out more & register for Rebuilding Childhood @NSPCC_Scotland conference taking place next month ow.ly/4npMog
RT @BBC: Why you should play music to babies before they're born? Via @bbcworldservice. bit.ly/1NhWPzS pic.twitter.com/myxXV6SuJg
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