Being a lone parent

Having a baby without a partner may seem  harder than when you’re a couple but it can be just as much fun. Remember, you have all the tools to be a fantastic parent.

You may have support from family and friends which is invaluable and can make life easier.

If you’re becoming a parent without the support of anyone - there are some great organisations that can offer you further help and support.

Click on the following links:

As a lone parent you may be struggling to live on less money - financial worries can put a huge strain on your emotional wellbeing. You might be entitled to benefits such as tax credits and child maintenance.  Seek advice from your local Citizens Advice Bureau: 0344 477 0808

For more information contact:

  • Tax Credits Information – 0345 300 3900
  • Working Families (rights and benefits) – 0300 012 0312