We are Gingerbread
The charity supporting single parent families to live secure, happy and fulfilling lives
Gingerbread responds to Budget 2018
Our CEO, Rosie Ferguson, comments on the announcements of this year's Autumn Budget.Read more
Launch of our Christmas information
We've launched our Christmas pages for 2018, giving you advice and tips from other single parents.See our Christmas pages
Popular advice topics
Help with budgeting and making contact arrangements.
Practical tips from other single parents.
Where to go for advice or support over the Christmas period.
However your child responds to family changes, support is out there.
How you can look after yourself after separation.
Tie a bow on our Centenary year
Donate to Gingerbread this Christmas
We've empowered thousands of single parent families with our advice, information, campaigns and policy work for over 100 years. This Christmas, your donations can help us continue to support thousands more single parents and make their voices heard.
Speak to other single parents
Become a member
Membership is free brings lots of great benefits, including a monthly newsletter, offers and discounts, and opportunities to meet new people – all tailored to single mums and dads.Sign up for free membership
Chat on our forum
Our forum is a safe and supportive online space just for our single parent members. Speak to people who understand or browse for tips to overcome common challenges.Start a conversation
Join a group
We have Gingerbread groups around the country, where you can meet other single parents for support, friendship and local activities. See where your nearest group is.Find your nearest group