Your money

We can offer help and advice on managing money for single parent families. We have a direct money and debt advice service and information and tips on subjects including budgeting, money saving tips and more.


Energy and money saving tips

If you’re looking for ways to save energy and money then you’ve come to the right place. One Parent Families Scotland has received funding support from the Big Energy Saving Network to support single parent families by helping to prevent, and providing solutions to, issues with fuel within the family home along with raising awareness […]


Scottish Child Payment

The Scottish Government introducing new Scottish Child Payment for low-income families with children under six with the first payments made by Christmas 2020.


Money and debt advice

Our advisers who will provide you with support, advice and information to help you to better manage your money, deal with any debts and where needed, negotiate a payment plan, charitable grant applications, fuel poverty and grants.


Carers Allowance Supplement

The Scottish Government is paying a supplement to people in receipt of carer’s allowance.


Budgeting Loans and Advances

Budgeting loans and advances could be available to you under certain circumstances.


Your money weekly update

Here you will find out the latest information that will help single parent families concerned about the effect of the coronavirus on their family finances.

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 Parents Day: Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre


Read the blog by Sara McHaffie, single parent and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Development Officer at Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre to mark Single Parents Day (21 March) 2020

Single Parents Day: A dad’s story


Read Scott's blog on why he is a #ProudSingleParent, in celebration of Single Parents Day (21 March) 2020...

Proposals agreed ensuring vulnerable customers stay supplied with energy