This page contains all of Gingerbread's information factsheets for single parents.

Click on the titles to open a downloadable PDF version of each factsheet.

Dealing with debt

This factsheet provides a guide to managing your finances and strategies for dealing with debt.

Jobseeker’s allowance – special rules for single parents

This factsheet explains the special rules for single parents who claim jobseeker’s allowance.

Looking after your emotional health

This factsheet focuses on your wellbeing with ideas to help improve how you feel, boost your confidence and manage difficult situations.


This factsheet explains what happens if you receive a sanction when you’re claiming jobseeker’s allowance.

Support for children and young people

This factsheet has details of specialist organisations and resources that can help support children in difficult situations.

Working life – a guide to your rights in the workplace

We’ve put together this simple guide about your rights at work – from changing your working hours to maternity and paternity leave.