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We provide free advice, training, and practical support for single parents and campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families.

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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.

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Child maintenance

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

New research

Read our 'Paying the Price' report on childcare costs and patchworks of care.

Dealing with debt

Read our guide for practical tips on how to deal with debt and money worries.

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