Gingerbread

Gingerbread

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Gingerbread's free services for single parents

Gingerbread provide advice and support services help you get the right support when and where you need it most.

Meet other single mums and dads on our online forum or in our local and digital groups.  If you need advice, our information pages, webchat and helpline provide expert guidance on a wide range of topics.

Our advice and support services help you get the right support when and where you need it most.

Meet other single mums and dads on our online forum or in our local and digital groups.  If you need advice, our information pages, webchat and helpline provide expert guidance on a wide range of topics.

Whether you’re experiencing separation or bereavement, sorting out work or arranging childcare, our information can help. Our online advice is here to help you make confident choices about your family’s future.

Our information is

Our forum is open 24/7 for single mums and dads to chat and give and receive support.  You can post, make friends, and send private messages. 

If you need professional advice or have an urgent concern, it’s best to contact our helpline or webchat instead. 

Please read our online community guidelinesThese help us make sure the forum is a safe and supportive place for you!  We moderate the forum too. When using the forum, please report any concerns to us. 

categorised into issues that commonly affect single parents.

We want a society in which single parent families are treated equally and fairly.

To get there, Gingerbread provide information to help single parents support themselves and their family. And we campaign and influence policy to reduce stigma against single parents, and make services more accessible to all families – whatever their shape or size.

Single parent groups are there to provide a space to meet other people who understand what it's like to be a single parent.

Find out where your nearest group is, join one of our national digital groups, or set up a group in your own area.