The benefits system has undergone a major change recently. Some benefits are being replaced while others might have different rules for claiming them.
This advice guide covers renting, home ownership and what you need to consider if you want to leave or stay in the home you’ve shared with your ex-partner.
See our guide to help you decide what child maintenance arrangements would suit you.
This advice guide gives an overview of help available for single parents and their children.
Information to help you decide on contact and residence arrangements for your children.
This is a useful guide if you have recently separated. It covers questions and issues you may be facing as a single parent.
Information on ways to save money on your energy bills, and energy-related grants and offers.
Your income from benefits and child maintenance may stop soon after your child is 16 years old, unless your child is in education or training when they are 16 – 19 years old.
This advice guide has information about universal credit and how the rules apply to single parents.
Information about maternity leave, benefits and grants available to single parents in Scotland.