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Child Maintenance Arrangements

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. …

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Disability Benefits for Single Parents and Their Children

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.

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Young Parent Survival Guide 2016

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.

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Contact with your children factsheet: Parents with care and non-resident parents

Information for parents with care and non-resident parents about common problems and issues arising during separation and divorce.

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Separation and Divorce: Sorting It Out

You may find this factsheet useful if you have recently separated from your partner and are now a single parent. It is a guide to the questions, issues and concerns you may have to consider.

This factsheet covers your income, housing, division of belongings, arrangements for your children, legal services, divorce and domestic abuse.

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Money for Single Parents

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.

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What Happens When My Child Gets Older

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.

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