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We provide free advice, training, and practical support for single parents and campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families.

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Join Gingerbread today to meet up, chat online, get regular news, advice and discounts, and the chance to make your voice heard. Best of all, it’s free!

Gingerbread in the news

We make sure single parents' voices are heard.

Find out what we've been saying on welfare changes, child maintenance and more by reading our latest press releases.

Hit by the benefit cap?

We want to hear your story. Please contact us and tell us about your experiences.

Budget 2015

What the government's summer budget means for single parents.

Received a sanction?

Single parents are often wrongly sanctioned with 2 in 5 decisions overturned. Find out what you can do.

Child maintenance

The child maintenance system is changing. Find out how it might affect you.

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