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Tips for lone parents

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It can be very tiring when there’s no one else to share the responsibility, especially when there are big decisions involved. It’s important to make time for yourself and get the emotional support you need, as well as the practical and financial support you may be entitled to.

Financial support for lone parents

Divorcing or separating from your partner can have a big impact on your finances, but you don’t have to struggle alone – there’s lots of help and support out there. 

  • One Parent Families Scotland offer help and advice on managing money for single parent families. 
  • Shared Parenting Scotland offer an online course to help you deal with money and debt issues.
  • If you have any money worries, or if you’re in debt and you want some advice you can call the Money Talk Team for free and they’ll be able to chat through your options and help you find the best way forward.

Last updated: 14 Jun, 2023