Community Connections Project

Last updated: 01/08/2018

This partnership with Caledonian University focused on researching the issues around using digital technologies to enable single parents to combat loneliness, social isolation and improve mental wellbeing.

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Over 800 single parents across Scotland completed our survey conducted in collaboration with Glasgow Caledonian University’s Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit.

The results of the survey, focus groups and interviews has enabled the production of the briefing papers below.

  1. Social isolation, loneliness and single parents in Scotland
  2. The well-being of single parents in Scotland
  3. Coping strategies: how single parents in Scotland deal with problems
  4. Use of online advice and support by single parents in Scotland
  5. Being a single parent in Scotland: how well do we do?
  6. Residential mobility and single parents in Scotland
  7. Becoming a single parent in Scotland: what difference does it make?

View the briefing papers:

Download Social isolation, loneliness and single parents in Scotland Download The well-being of single parents in Scotland Download How single parents in Scotland deal with problems Download Use of online advice and support by single parents in Scotland Download Being a single parent in Scotland: how well do we do? Download Residential mobility and single parents in Scotland Download Becoming a single parent in Scotland: what difference does it make?