Your home

Deciding where to live often depends on your income and the choices or options available to you. Our information includes support when renting and owning a home.


Housing options

Information on renting or buying your home and your housing options when you separate from your partner.


Cold weather payment

The Cold weather Payment of £25 is paid for each seven-day period for temperatures of 0°C and below, between 1 November and 31 March.


Heating your home

You may be eligible to apply for a credit of £140 to your pre-payment meter or your bill under certain circumstances.


Energy saving tips and information

News updates for single parents

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Our news updates reflect the work of One Parent Families Scotland and the issues affecting single parents today.

Single Parent FAQs: Housing Options