Single parents, equal families
We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single mums and dads
Our response to the Budget
Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive, highlights how the Government's Budget announcements on Universal Credit are welcome but not enough to make work pay.Read more
We've launched a new website
Our new site will help us better support single parents. Please bear with us as we continue to improve and update it. And let us know what you think!Find out what's changed
Your support can change lives
Want to support single parent families today? Set up a regular donation to help single parents thrive, not just survive.Donate today
However your child responds to family changes, support is out there.
How you can look after yourself after separation.
Find out what benefits you’re entitled to.
How to arrange child maintenance and get the right calculation.
What the new benefit system means for you.
Support for single parents over Christmas
Christmas is right around the corner, so we've put together information and tips for single parents on planning for the holidays. Read tips from other single parents on how they celebrate the holidays - whether you're spending it with your children, with family, or by yourself, as well as help to plan and get support over Christmas.
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.Find your nearest group