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We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents

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We want to make sure we’re providing you with the advice and information you need. Can you take 5 minutes to tell us how we’re doing? There’s also a chance to win a £50 voucher too.

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Want to be part of a community of thousands of single parent families?

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.

Tax credit cuts

Find out what changes are in store, what they mean for you and how to get involved in our campaigning.

Returning to study?

We have put together a step-by-step guide covering all the things you will need to consider upon returning to education.

Received a sanction?

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

Child maintenance

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

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