Since 1918 we’ve been supporting, advising and campaigning with single parents to help them meet their family’s needs and achieve their goals.


Below are some of the ways we can help you

Online advice

We have a wealth of online advice to help you make confident choices about your family’s future, whether that’s working or studying, managing money or making arrangements with your child’s other parent.


Our online advice is available to you in a range of forms, including:

If you need extra help then you can call the helpline during the following hours:

  • Mondays: 10am to 6pm 
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays: 10am to 4pm
  • Wednesdays: 10am-1pm and 5pm-7pm. 

The helpline is closed on all public holidays.

Phone us for free on 0808 802 0925.

Learning, skills and employment

Our skills and employment programmes can help you develop your skills and get a job that fits with your family.

Peer support

Our friendship groups, online forums and supportive membership makes sure you don’t have to feel like you’re raising a family alone.


Our campaigning ensures your voice is heard.

Join our community

We want to see a society where single parent families are valued and treated equally and fairly. Join us today.


Please see our Jobs page for any Gingerbread vacancies.