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

    The Story So Far - AGM 2016

    Year of the Dad dashboardThanks to all those who came along to our AGM this week.

    It was great to have the opportunity to share a little of the Year of the Dad story so far,...

    David Drysdale's Funeral
    Following 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...
    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,...

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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