Building a father-friendly world

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

  • Celebrate YEAR OF THE DAD

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

    So we’re issuing 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.

    So what will you do to push forward this historic culture-shift?

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  • Latest blog posts

    David Drysdale's Funeral

    Thanks Steve McGintyFollowing the death of our CEO David Drysdale on Monday 4th July, his family have announced that his funeral will be at 4.00 pm on Friday 15th July in the Lorimer Chapel, Warriston Crematorium.

    As attendance is expected to be large, please let...

    David Drysdale has died
    WE are deeply saddened to announce that David Drysdale, the much-loved social entrepreneur who founded Fathers Network Scotland and Year of the Dad, has died,...
    Join our Board!
    Download this document as PDF Fathers Network Scotland (FNS) wishes to appoint volunteer members for its non-Executive Board to provide strategic leadership and take the organisation...

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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