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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    Join our Board!

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    Fathers Network Scotland (FNS) wishes to appoint volunteer members for its non-Executive Board to provide strategic leadership and take the organisation to the next stage of its development. We are in the midst...

    Grandparenting: love across the generations
    There are many sorts of father-figure - and they can span generations. ANN ROBERTS, co-chair of Fathers Network Scotland, explains how her dad inspired her...
    Year of the Dad Conference now online!
    Our sell-out Year of the Dad Conference took place on Friday 12th February 2016 at the University of Edinburgh. You can catch up on sessions...

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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