Benefits

Your caring responsibilities need to be taken into account
Tougher New Rules for Single Parents who are Claiming Income Support
Have you been supported by benefits?
Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance
These conditions are in addition to the normal requirements for the care and mobility components.
Changes to benefits
Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Bedroom Tax
An Analysis of the Experience of Single Parents on the Work Programme
You could get a budgeting loan to help pay for essentials
Get prepared for the imminent changes to benefits
Will you lose benefits from April 2013?
A statement from the Department of Work and Pensions
Transparent information for single parents on the rights and flexibilities that are built into Jobseeker’s Allowance
New guidance on the flexibilities for single parents
Means tested benefits are not affected by National Insurance Contributions; they are affected by your capital and income.
It started back in May last year with a desperate post on our discussion forum.
25% off your bill if you are the only adult in your home
Part four of our Job Seekers information
Part three of our Job Seekers information
Find out what extra financial support is available to single parents
The Social Fund can provide lump sum payments/grants
What you can expect from Job Centre plus
Frequently Asked Questions about JSA.
Save yourself a trip to the job centre and apply online
Are you a single parent with a child under 5?
Find out if you can get support
Your rights if you become homeless
Frozen for 3 years
Are you entitled?
What will the changes mean to you?
Which tax credit can you claim?
The Government has made changes to the welfare benefits system that will affect single parents with a youngest child aged five years or above.
Frequently Asked Questions about JSA.