Posted 19 September 2019
As the Trust continues to urge the Government to end the five week wait for Universal Credit (UC), their latest policy report reveals that the longer the new benefits system has been rolled out in...
Posted 14 November 2018
In February 2018, we celebrated 100 years of working for and with single parent families. Things have changed a lot over the decades, but our values have remained consistent. With members and campaigners at the heart of everything we do, Gingerbread has changed laws, influenced government, and challenged both stigma and stereotypes.
An important part of this work has been our training programmes. Through these, we have supported single parents into employment and training, as well as helping them to develop their confidence and skill.
Looking to the future, we want to reach more single parents than we currently can with our training programmes. After careful consultation and consideration, we have now ended all of our employment programmes in Wales and will not be embarking on new training or employment partnerships.
Find out more about our future strategy and plans.
Moving forward, single parents in Wales can access support from Gingerbread by:
As our employment programmes have wound down in Wales, we want to recognise the many achievements of the team including:
We’d like to thank all of the staff and partners who have supported the delivery of our employment and training programmes across Wales over the last few years.