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Family Day

Our annual event celebrating family diversity is on Sunday 15 May in Wolfe Tone Square (beside Jervis Centre), Dublin 2. Mark your diary to come along for lots of free, family-friendly fun, and a day to acknowledge family pride.

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askonefamily is One Family’s helpline offering information and listening support for men and women parenting alone, sharing parenting or separating. It is also available to extended family, friends or professionals. Call askonefamily on 1890 66 22 12 or 01 662 9212, from Monday to Friday between 10am – 2pm.

 

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Registration is ongoing for our 2016 parenting courses in Dublin, regionally and online. These programmes offer a range of wrap-around supports including mentoring.  Call 01 662 9212 or click below to find out more.

 

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