Community Connections Project
Last updated: 07/10/2020
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.
Related Policy and Research
Take a look at our Single Parent Families and Poverty in Scotland research and submissions to consultations.
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.
- Social isolation, loneliness and single parents in Scotland
- The well-being of single parents in Scotland
- Coping strategies: how single parents in Scotland deal with problems
- Use of online advice and support by single parents in Scotland
- Being a single parent in Scotland: how well do we do?
- Residential mobility and single parents in Scotland
- Becoming a single parent in Scotland: what difference does it make?