Building a father-friendly world

Fathers matter. When they are involved in the life of their children it benefits the child, the family and society as a whole.

  • Building on YEAR OF THE DAD

    Year of the DadResearch overwhelmingly shows how children and women benefit from the positive involvement of fathers.

    So we issued a rallying cry to make 2016 unforgettable as Year of the Dad - a celebration of fatherhood and the importance of fathers in child development and parenting.

    Already, employers and service providers who support dads are discovering a win-win outcome as new shared parenting legislation opens up unprecedented opportunities for equality in both home and workplace.

    And thousands of you signed up to push forward this historic culture-shift.

    Isn't it time the world learned...

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  • Latest blog posts

    Cattanach Trust Dads' Fund Launch

    Cattanachsession.jpgThursday 2 February saw the official launch of the Cattanach Trust Dads’ Fund which was developed in recognition of Year of the Dad. 

    We are delighted to be working with 10 organisations funded by Cattanach, and we will be supporting the fund-holders as they...

    FNS Seeking Board Members
    Do you want to help build a father-friendly Scotland? Fathers Network Scotland (FNS) is seeking to appoint further members to our non-Executive Board as we...
    Dads wanted for research
    Want to see dads more accurately represented in TV advertising? Got a child under four? Why not take part in some new research? SHANNEN DERWIN...

FNS Directory

Welcome to the FNS Directory of father-friendly groups and organisations in Scotland! This is the place to connect with organisations, professionals and volunteer groups working with dads and families across the country.

Looking for a playgroup in your area which welcomes dads? Do you need support, advice or information as...

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