Big Lottery Funding Latest News

Big Lottery Funding Latest News

Big Lottery Funding Latest News

DADSCARE an Aberdeen based charity has been given substantial big lottery funding from the Scottish wing of the Big Lottery Community and Families Fund.


Dads Care is now one of the leading Fathers Charities in Scotland, created from within Aberdeen Childrens Services, Social Work Department and now totally independant of Aberdeen City Council to now reach out to all dads with care no matter their social backgrounds.

Dadscare are members of the Scottish Governments National Fathers Advisory Board NFAB and SCN Scottish Co-production Network Management Comittee.

Dadscare has recently been heavily envolved the the Scottish Governments early years and GIRFEC programmes going forward.

Dadscare advises men with care on parental issues and works with all men from different backgrounds including criminal justice, ex alcohol and drug users, they offer eductional courses, sport calasses and a professional mentoring services.

Dadscare also offers to represent dads with care at core meetings who may feel no-one supports them or their childrens points of view.

Dadscare is currently looking for a main stakeholding or corporate sponsor for the day today running costs of providing such a high quality service to make dads all they can be and providing better outcomes for all including the most important, the children.

Dadscare Won several thousands of pounds from the Communities and Families Fund from the Big Lottery Fund, Scotland for 30×2 hour cooking sessions starting in April.

If you want to be part of this growing charity please email them at

Dads Care have released the following statement to us;

“Dads Care are overjoyed that their “Come Dine with Dads” Aberdeen Project will be funded by The Big Lottery Fund for the next 30 sessions.

This much needed funding will enable many disadvantaged dads from many backgrounds gain new life skills in the kitchen and the opportunity to gain be meaningful educational qualifications including new I.T skills recognised by all in the catering industry.

Men will be empowered to be better role models and provide better outcomes for their Children as their food preparation and cooking skills grow, thus bringing communities and families closer together.”

Kind regards; Dadscare Team.