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Preparing for the Future Course

From 10:00 to 15:00 on 16th January 2018

Dr Bell's Family Centre, 15 Junction Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5JA

Cost: Nil

Employability Course for Single Parents

DO YOU WORK WITH ANY SINGLE PARENTS IN EDINBURGH?

Do they want to start or return to work but are not sure where to begin?

Why not register them for One Parent Families Scotland’s Preparing For the Future Course?

Packed with information and activities on how to:
• Improve their communication skills;
• Increase their confidence;
• Manage their stress;
• Discover the skills they already have and find ways to make them even better;
• Create or update their CV;
• Write personal profiles and job applications;
• Deal with interview nerves;
• Calculate their benefits;
• Find childcare;
• Budget their money.

Participation also helps them meet new people and make new friends outside their local community.
The course starts on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at Dr Bell’s Family Centre, 15 Junction Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5JA, which can be easily accessed by LRT buses 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 13, 21, 22, 25, 34, 36 and 49.
It will run for one day a week over 6 weeks with a break for the February school holidays (see the timetable below). One Parent Families Scotland will cover the cost of bus travel, tea/coffee, lunch and childcare, which will be available on site from 9.45am until 3.00pm, with a 30-minute break at lunchtime.

DATE COURSE TIMES CRÈCHE AVAILABLE
Tuesday 16 January 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00
Tuesday 23 January 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00
Tuesday 30 January 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00
Tuesday 6 February 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00
Wednesday 21 February 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00
Wednesday 28 February 2018 10:00 – 15:00 09:45 – 15:00

One Parent Families Scotland has over 70 years’ experience in advising and supporting single parents and runs employability services across Scotland.
To be eligible clients should be the main carer of their children.

For referrals, call One Parent Families Scotland on 0131 556 3899 and ask for Brock or Helen. You can also email the team at [email protected] and head your email “Preparing For the Future Course”.

Before the course, our adviser would like to meet your client and have a chat about what they hope to achieve when they come along. When the course is over, they will receive help to develop an individual Action Plan and follow up contact. Further one to one support will be available if needed.
We look forward to seeing them soon!

Theme
Social Justice & Poverty
Local Authority Area
City of Edinburgh Council
Organisation
One Parent Families Scotland
Website
www.opfs.org.uk
Enquiries
[email protected]
Telephone
0131 566 3899