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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.

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172 listings in Directory

Cyrenians - Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR)
131sc
Edinburgh
Established by the Cyrenians, the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution supports young people, families & professionals in working to resolve conflict.
The DadPad
15sc
United Kingdom
The DadPad enables dads to gain the essential mindset, practical skills and confidence needed to be the very best dad he can be. Developed with the NHS.
Dadscare
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.
DadsChat - Pilton Youth and Childrens Project
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.
Dads on the Air
53sc
Sydney, Australia
The world’s longest running radio program on fathers’ issues
Dads Rock
988sc
Edinburgh
DadsWork
121sc
Musselburgh
DadsWork is a community project in East Lothian working with fathers and male care givers.
DadsWork - Playgroup
5sc
Prestonpans, Scotland
Dunfermline Dads
13sc
Dunfermline
Dunfermline Dads a free playgroup for Dads and kids in Dunfermline funnily enough. Saturdays 10am Touch Community Centre
East Ayrshire Council - Vibrant Communities
20sc
Kilmarnock
“menZone” designed especially for male parents, carers and their children. These sessions are one Saturday a month from 11am – 1pm, for more info and to book a place contact Barry 01563 576 433, barry.west@east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Enquire
37sc
United Kingdom
The Scottish advice service for additional support for learning, providing advice and information to parents, carers, children, young people and professionals.
Families Need Fathers Scotland
468sc
Edinburgh
Scotland's leading shared parenting charity. This account is not regularly monitored so please get in touch through our website.
Families Outside
35sc
Edinburgh , Scotland
Families Outside works to improve outcomes for children and families affected by imprisonment.
Familyman Playgroup
24sc
Hamilton
Playgroup for Dads / Granddads and Familymen based in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.
Fathers Network Scotland
385sc
Edinburgh
Fife Families Information Service
49sc
Glenrothes
Fife Families Information Service. We provide news, events and information for parents, families and children throughout Fife.
Fife Gingerbread - dad & me Levenmouth
15sc
Leven
Building bonds between dads and their children
First Step Community Project
25sc
Musselburgh
First Step is a community project for families with young children which is based in the Musselburgh East housing estate. We are an independent Voluntary Organisation funded by East Lothian Council and other funding bodies.
Aberdeen Play Forum
15sc
Aberdeen,
Promoting the child's right to play The Aberdeen Play Forum is Aberdeen's strategic voice for play.
Fast Forward
25sc
Edinburgh
A Scottish youth work charity focusing on drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and peer education. Check out our blog: https://t.co/MepdrXDwAm
Garnock Valley Early Years Centre PEEP Group (Parents as Early Education Partners)
5sc
United Kingdom
The Centre is part of North Ayrshire Council and we offer support to families with children under the age of 3 living in the towns of Beith and Kilbirnie.
Geeza Break
9sc
Glasgow
Geeza Break, a voluntary organisation, provides family support and flexible respite services to parents with children aged 0-16 years (up to 18 years for children with disabilities), predominantly within the North East Area in Glasgow.
Gingerbread
16sc
United Kingdom
We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents.
Fife Gingerbread
19sc
United Kingdom
We support and empower lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.
Glasgow Dads
14sc
Glasgow
Glasgow Dads welcomes all male carers and their children at the weekly playgroup held within the Parkhead Congregational Church grounds every Saturday from 12 Noon to 1:30PM.
Good Dads
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
Scottish Government
9sc
United Kingdom
The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment. Some powers are reserved to the UK government and include: immigration, the constitution, foreign p