Help and Support

At Fathers Network Scotland we believe it’s vital to share ideas and highlight services and organisations working positively for dads in Scotland. One of the ways we provide practical support to help people and organisations working with fathers is to create free resources.

On our resources page you can access research by Fathers Network Scotland, developed in partnership with others, as well as a range of tools and helpful links. To keep up to date with our research and get full access to all our resources join Fathers Network Scotland here. It’s easy and free to join!

AMIS - Support for men surviving domestic abuse

National Helpline: 0808 800 0024

Abused Men In Scotland (AMIS) provides information and support for men in Scotland who experience domestic abuse or violence and anyone willing to help.


Breathing Space

Call: 0800 83 85 87

Breathing Space is a free and confidential phoneline service for any individual, who is experiencing low mood or depression, or who is unusually worried and in need of someone to talk to.


Dads2b Resource Pack

Michelle Davidson & Kerry Cooper, Children in Scotland / NHS Lothian / NCT Scotland / Fathers Network Scotland

A resource for professionals providing antenatal education and support to fathers... to increase fathers’ skills and confidence to care for their baby; to support their partners through childbirth; and to highlight issues of mental health and wellbeing.


One Parent Families Scotland

Free Helpline: 0808 801 0323

One Parent Families Scotland works to ensure that all families, particularly those headed by a lone parent, have the support, information and confidence needed to play a full part in Scotland's economic and social life.


Parent Network Scotland

"Parenting with heart and head"

We run courses tailored to meet the needs of today's parents... focussing on group work.


Relationships Scotland

Call our InfoLine 0845 119 2020 Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Relationships Scotland’s network of affiliated local services provide relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact centres and other family support services across all of mainland and island Scotland.


Trauma Counselling Line Scotland

Call free on 08088 020 406

This is a free and fully confidential telephone counselling service to help male survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Scotland to move on with their lives.