Explore the Directory

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.

196 listings in Directory

PAMIS
10sc
Dundee
Parent Action for Safe Play
5sc
Coatbridge,
Parent Action for Safe Play aims to improve the quality of life in Coatbridge by delivering an integrated, inclusive and accessible range of play, sports, leisure, and community based services.
Mellow Parenting
76sc
Glasgow
Mellow Parenting is a charity which researches, develops and implements evidence-based parenting programmes around the world.
Parenting across Scotland
15sc
Edinburgh
Parent Network Scotland
92sc
Glasgow
Parent Network Scotland can support you to develop your own ability to bring up confident, happy and co-operative children.
Peeple in Scotland
23sc
Edinburgh
Valuing and extending families’ and practitioners’ understanding about how babies and children learn, and sharing ideas for playing and learning together
PETAL (People Experiencing Trauma & Loss)
5sc
Hamilton
PETAL Support provides counselling and support services to people who have been affected by the loss of a family member or partner to homicide or suicide in Scotland.
Platform for European Fathers - PEF
10sc
Utrecht
Supporting involved fatherhood, positive parenting, shared parenting and father inclusive policies in the EU!
Play Midlothian
28sc
Dalkeith
Play Midlothian works to improve and increase children’s opportunity to play in Midlothian.
Play Scotland
19sc
Edinburgh
Play Scotland works to promote the importance of play for all children and young people, and campaigns to create increased play opportunities in the community.
PlayTalkRead
35sc
United Kingdom
Playing, talking and reading with your young children can make them happier and healthier now and in the future.
Positive Prison
5sc
Positive Prison? Positive Futures…is a community of interest which draws upon the shared lived experiences of people who are or have been subject to punishment.
Postnatal Depression Borders
24sc
Galashiels, Borders
Quarriers
9sc
United Kingdom
Providing practical care and support for children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances.
Reach
13sc
United Kingdom
It’s OK to not be OK all the time. If you’re struggling with school for any reason, find out about advice and support here and listen to other young people who know how you’re feeling.
Relationship Scotland Dumfries & Galloway
29sc
United Kingdom
Relationship Counselling, Family Mediation, Child Contact Centres and Parenting Apart workshops.
Relationships Scotland
43sc
United Kingdom
Relationships Scotland is the largest provider of family and relationship support in the country: Counselling, mediation, child contact centres.
Dads Rock
154sc
United Kingdom
Scotland's first and only weekly rock academy. Tuition for kids (7-16) and parents. Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard and Vocal lessons.
Dads Rock
1049sc
United Kingdom
Inspiring Dads, kids and families across Edinburgh. School work, young dads and playgroups. #dadsrock
Safe Families
39sc
Edinburgh, Scotland
We provide isolated families going through a difficult time with support and guidance by offering friendship, resources and a short break for children until their parents are back on their feet with a stable support network around them.
Safe to Say
10sc
3 Melville Crescent
Safe to Say train staff who may work with people who have survived Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) and other traumatic experiences. All of the training courses will enable staff to ask the question and respond sensitively and with confidence when dealing wit
SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)
5sc
Glasgow,
SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health, Scotland's largest mental health charity.
SANDS Lothians
9sc
Edinburgh
SANDS Lothians offers support, understanding and help, both of a practical and emotional nature to bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or soon after birth. We are here to offer support for as long as r
Sane
15sc
United Kingdom
SANE works to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental health problems, including family, friends and carers.
Children in Scotland
69sc
Edinburgh
Children in Scotland makes connections between research and policy, and practitioners' everyday experiences, to influence policy and to develop best practice in working with and for children and young people.
Early Years Scotland
35sc
United Kingdom
Early Years Scotland are committed to providing the very best start in life for every child in Scotland. We are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5.