New Horizons, Programs for Parents.

Learn how to develop self-esteem and self-confidence.

Learn how to manage your time and deal with stress.

Get employability skills which will provide you with support and guidance.

Our training courses are delivered in three languages, English, Czech and Italian.

NEW HORIZONS, programs for professionals.

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About us.

Stronger Families is a pioneering new Europe-wide initiative to help parents improve their skills and/or progress to employment. The project is a partnership between four long-established single parent support organisations: APERIO (Czech Republic), Intermedia (Italy), One Family (Republic of Ireland) and One Parent Families Scotland.
Across Europe, more and more one-parent families are living in poverty. Stronger Families is a pioneering new Europe-wide initiative to help parents improve their skills and/or progress to employment.
Valerie Maher (One Family) on the project:” Stronger Families is working to ensure the availability of accredited, innovative activation programmes for one parent families and those who work with them. This will ensure they can take their rightful place in the economy and the communities within which they live.
Stronger Families aims to support the professional development needs of those working with one-parent families, in relation to their specific needs, in as flexible a way as possible.
One parent families form about 10-15 percent of all families in most industrialized countries.
We have outlined the key characteristics of single parents across Europe. However, the experiences and needs of one-parent households differ according to the age of both the parent and child, and that the vast majority of such households are single-mother households.

Younger mothers and mothers with young children are the least-employed parent groups, and that this is exacerbated for single mothers. This is relevant to policy considerations, as the age composition of one-parent households also differs from State to State. Read more.

Recent News.

Una buona strategia

Una buona strategia per combattere lo stress è quella di riconoscerlo e di cominciare a porvi rimedio prima che possa iniziare a causare angoscia.

Abbiamo bisogno di stare nella nostra “zona” di comfort e rilassatezza… […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Society, Jobs and Families in Transition: 15 June 2016, Prague

Our world is changing. Within a few years, the introduction of new technologies may affect not only labour market, but personal relationships as well. Climate and political changes drive tens of thousands of people out of […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mapping Family Change and Child Well-Being Outcomes

Family instability and early childhood health in the developing world, and international report from Trends Child.

“The family is the core institution for child-rearing worldwide, and decades of research have shown that strong families promote positive […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Press: Single parent families introduced to the Highlands

Press Release: 21 October 2015. HF Holidays’ Alltshellach hotel near Ballachulish has just hosted 12 families from inner city Glasgow on a weekend break introducing them to the joys of the great outdoors.

The walking […]

By |November 1st, 2015|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments