Here is a list of all our available publications (A-Z).
This information is for single parents in Scotland who would like to arrange child maintenance payments. Both parents are legally responsible for the financial costs of bringing up their children even if they do not live together as a couple. …
This factsheet explains what actions single parents have to take (conditionality) in order to be awarded, and remain entitled to, jobseeker's allowance while seeking employment. It also looks at difficulties that may be encountered and penalties (sanctions) that may be imposed.
Information for parents with care and non-resident parents about common problems and issues arising during separation and divorce.
If you, or your children, have a disability or illness you may be entitled to help with the costs of the services and support you need. This factsheet only gives an overview of the disability benefits you may be entitled to.
Information on ways to save money on your energy bills, and energy-related grants and offers.
A brief overview financial and other help you may be entitled to if you are a single parent studying, or considering studying, a course of higher education (HNC, HND, degree, etc.).
A guide explaining what further education is and what help is available to single parents who wish to
study or train at this level.
With more and more single parents looking for work, having an understanding of how this will impact on your finances is very important. This pack covers the benefits and tax credits you may receive once you start working 16 hours a week or more and your childcare options.
This factsheet covers maternity rights, income and benefits single parents may be entitled to.
If you're a single parent, you'll want to make sure you are getting the money you are entitled to. This information pack will tell you about the benefits that you may be eligible for if you are a single parent that is not working or working less than 16 hours per week.
If you are thinking about separation and divorce, there are many things you will want to consider. This pack contains useful information on: choosing a solicitor; ongoing financial support; division of matrimonial property; housing options; future arrangements for your children; child maintenance; and domestic abuse.
This factsheet contains information on universal credit, introduced in October 2013 to replace six of the main income related benefits currently in use.
As your children get older your benefits, tax credits and child maintenance will change. This factsheet describes the main changes you need to be aware of.
Great information for young mums and dads. Whether you’re a parent now or you’re soon to be one, whether you’re on your own, in a family, struggling to make ends meet or financially secure, this magazine is for you.