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

Deciding where to live depends on circumstances such as your income, where you work and available housing. This advice is for single parents who would like to know about renting and home ownership options. It also includes information on leaving or staying in the family home when you separate from your partner. One of our […]


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