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.

We also have a website dedicated to gathering advice and tips from single parents and others in the one place, that supports single parents worry about money and making ends meet.

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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 […]

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Money and debt advice

Our Lone Parent Helpline and web-chat service can help single parents who get in touch and have worries around money or debt. By working together with local partners we can put parents in touch with debt advice services in their area. Our Glasgow and North Lanarkshire Money & Debt Advice Service continues to support parents […]

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Search for Grants and Foodbanks

This page includes useful information about searching for grants and food banks near you.

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.

Universal Credit Update

08/09/2021

Most families receiving universal credit will see a drop in the amount they get starting from this month.

Single Parent FAQs: Housing Options

11/08/2021

New OPFS project will test innovative ways of providing debt advice for Single Parents

30/03/2021