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Support for children and young people

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There may be times in your child’s life when they need a bit of extra support. Growing up brings its own worries and your child may experience difficulties at school, at home, or as a result of changing family circumstances. Many single parents contact Gingerbread asking how best to support their children in difficult situations. This factsheet has details of specialist organisations and resources that can help.

The information in this factsheet is correct as of April 2016.

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Gingerbread has no control over the contents of these organisations' websites or products and services offered, these links and/or contact details are provided for your information only. Gingerbread accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of these websites and/or products and services offered by third parties.