Dads Work

DadsWork is a community project in East Lothian working with fathers and male care givers.

Service Description

Dads Work provides support through a range of services, including, positive parenting classes, workshops on the role of fathers, home visits, trips and outings for fathers and their children.

Services include:

  • groups
  • one-to-one support
  • educational play groups and activities

Support groups

There are regular support groups offering dads a safe place to meet other dads and talk about their experiences.

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Location:Prestonpans Infants School Community Room, West Loan, Prestonpans EH32 9NX

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Location:First Step Community Project, 37 Galt Avenue, Musselburgh EH21 8HU

One-to-One Support

A free counselling service is available and additional support is available if required. Outreach is also available for people who are isolated or cannot attend the services. An outreach worker can come out and meet you at home.

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 1.15 pm – 4.15 pm
Location:First Step Community Project, 37 Galt Avenue, Musselburgh EH21 8HU

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 9.30 am – 1.30 pm
Location:First Step Community Project, 37 Galt Avenue, Musselburgh EH21 8HU

Educational Groups and Activities

There are lots of one off and regular groups and activities for dads and children.
Summer activity programme takes place in the school holidays. As well as this, family outings take place throughout the year.

Additional Activities

  • DadsWork also manage community gardens in East Lothian, enabling dads to grow vegetables and fruit with their families.
  • Walking Groups throughout the year.
  • DadsWork has a dads football team.

How To Get In Touch

Email: [email protected]
Phone Number:0131 665 0848
Website:www.dadswork.co.uk

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Other
    • Fathers and male carers

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any

Contact Info. & Service Address

c/o First Step Community Project
37 Galt Avenue
Musselburgh
EH21 8HU

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 665 0848 or 07833741768
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dadswork.co.uk

Provider's Name: Dads Work

Type: Community project

Dads Work is a community project supporting Dads and male care givers in East Lothian. It was set up in 2003 and aims to strengthen the relationship between dads, male care givers and their children, enriching their communities.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 665 0848 or 07833741768
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dadswork.co.uk

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