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Single parents and professionals in Scotland can write in with a question for One Parent Families Scotland. Whether your question is about our services, benefits, your money, your children or other topics, our trained advisers will answer your question.
Please note that the OPFS’ Coronavirus Emergency Energy Fund is now closed. We will not be able to take any new applications or enquiries. More info.Ask us a question
Benefits, EmploymentMy friend’s teenager is abusive and violent towards her, where can she get help?
ChildrenMy ex-partner and I share care of our children but I am concerned to return them to their mum as she works in a care home where there is COVID-19. Should I return them to her and is it safe to continue to share their care while she is working in the care home?
CoronavirusDo grants from charities reduce your universal credit payment?
Benefits, MoneyI have 3 children and get UC for them all, my son will be 18 in June and going to university in September, when will the UC and child benefit stop for him?
Benefits, EducationIs it OK for me to take my daughter to see her father who lives across the border in England? He thinks its OK but I’m not sure and don’t want to go against government guidelines.
CoronavirusCan I get help as a single parent for prepayment electricity?
MoneyCan I get any benefits if I leave my work due to ill health?
Benefits, Employment, Health and wellbeingI had a bad relationship and had to go to court. I’m scared my ex still knows where I live.
SeparationI am currently in a private let and my landlord is thinking of selling, how do I apply for housing?
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