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Changing the culture around fathers’ roles will take effort – and Year of the Dad is here to help. Dive into our resource section to find a toolkit of resources, templates, research and useful links to strengthen your father-friendly organisation and spread the word!


Families toolkit

Some great resources for families.

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Employers toolkit

Want to cater better for the fathers you employ? Our toolkit is a great place to start

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Services toolkit

Want to make your service more father-friendly? Here’s how

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Case studies

Inspiring examples of best practice from organisations around the country

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Useful links

Here are some of the best places we’ve found for help and inspiration in father-friendly practice around the country

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Browse and download research on fatherhood, employment and parenting policy from an array of sources, including studies commissioned by Fathers Network Scotland with institutions such as the University of Edinburgh.

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A range of Year of the Dad factsheets for families, employers and services

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Campaign materials

Please feel free to download and print out the following campaign materials.

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Dad-friendly Directory

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?

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