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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.

Child maintenance

The latest information on the recent changes to child maintenance.


Information, advice and where to find support if you are separating from your partner.

You're not alone

Join our community of single parents, in your neighbourhood or online.

What not to say

20 things not to say to a single parent (and seven things you should)

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