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Welcome to the FNS Directory of dad-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 you take up a new parenting role? Or perhaps you’re an organisation that wants to engage with fathers locally? You’ll find help with all of this and more in our directory and interactive map.

Submit details of your organisation to the Directory here.

118 listings in Directory

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Glasgow
Making a difference in the lives of children and families in Drumchapel, Knightswood & Yoker by providing support, strengthening relationships and empowering families to make positive change
23sc
United Kingdom
We are there for children, young people & families in Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. Disability, residential care, early years & intervention
5sc
Glasgow
We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support & opportunity they need to reach their potential.
56sc
Edinburgh
Successfully finding loving homes for children who can no longer live with their birth families. Call us on 0131 553 5060 or email info@scottishadoption.org
53sc
Sydney, Australia
The world’s longest running radio program on fathers’ issues
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Ayrshire, IA
Family Support Team
28sc
Edinburgh
Craigmillar Books for Babies, supporting parents and carers in the sharing of books and rhymes with their children. Promoting early communication in under 4s.
80sc
Paisley
The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and those involved in their care.
5sc
Lerwick, Shetland
Britain's Most Northerly Dads Group
17sc
United Kingdom
Care & Learning Alliance is the largest 3rd sector early learning & childcare organisation in Highland/Moray offering training, baby, toddler & family support.
15sc
Kilmarnock
CS was established in 2006 to enable anyone, regardless of age, background or experience the opportunity to be part of our community built around music.
17sc
United Kingdom
Scotland's National Children's Charity. Working towards a happy, healthy, safe and secure childhood for all children in Scotland.
216sc
Edinburgh
Circle is a Scottish charity working at the heart of deprived communities across central Scotland. Our aim is to support the most disadvantaged and difficult-to-engage children and families to improve their lives and promote their healthy potential and de
15sc
Alloa
Our centre is suited to the local community they serve providing the best place to help families flourish.
37sc
Glasgow
The Jeely Piece Club is dedicated to supporting and improving play & learning opportunities for children and families in Castlemilk and across the City
129sc
Edinburgh
Established by the Cyrenians, the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution supports young people, families & professionals in working to resolve conflict.
23sc
Edinburgh
Daddy Daycare Edinburgh provides childminding and after school/holiday care in the Edinburgh area. We currently run one club in Inverleith which provides care for children attending Stockbridge, Flora Stevenson, Wardie and Trinity Primary schools, and in
15sc
Leven
Building bonds between dads and their children
9sc
Newcastle upon Tyne
Good Dads is about “empowering men to father”. We aim to inspire men to take fatherly responsibility using engaging and helpful online content. Our vision is a society where all men are engaged in the task of raising future generations and, in turn, equip
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Livingston, West Lothian
A 4-week antenatal course for men covering: labour and birth, postnatal depression, coping with a baby crying and baby care - handling, dressing, nappy changing, bathing and baby massage. - contact surestart@westlothian.gov.uk, 01506 774700
15sc
Livingston, West Lothian
A 5-week course showing baby massage techniques - contact stephen.gorman@westlothian.gov.uk, 01506 774700
28sc
Aberdeen, Scotland
Dads Care is a charity which helps all fathers and in particular, those with chaotic lives either through Drug Misuse, Alcohol Abuse, Self-Harm all the way down to self-referrers just looking for other dads to support.
5sc
Edinburgh
Meeting at the PYCP building on West Pilton Place the group is a great opportunity meet other Dads in the area, relax and share experience.
5sc
Dundee
7sc
Stevenston, Ayrshire
Operational Manager at Quarriers