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Lone Parent Helpline - freephone 0800 018 5026, Mon to Fri 9 to 5   The Lone Parent Helpline

Childcare, employment, money issues, children's behaviour, useful organisations and more... call 0800 018 5026, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Wednesdays 9am to 8pm. Or browse the information on our Lone Parent Helpdesk.

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Three mums   FREE training for advisers

Maternity Benefits and the Child Trust Fund courses

Lone Parents and Tax Credits training programmes

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We are now producing information in 11 languages...

annual_review_2006   One Parent Families Annual Review 2006

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New publications
  Young Mum's Guide regional editions

Our popular, full-colour Young Mum's Guide magazine is now available in several regional editions, as well as the England/Wales version. Packed with information, advice and ideas about what to do... Young Mum's Guide regional editions

Pregnant Teenagers and Young Parents Resource Pack 2007/08

A resource pack full of information and advice, aimed at those working with parents and parents-to-be aged under 18.

From the Teenage Pregnancy Unit's foreword to the pack:

"One Parent Families has drawn... Pregnant Teenagers and Young Parents Resource Pack

Looking after children with challenging behaviour

Designed to complement our FamilySafe project, which offers specialist support to lone parents concerned about their children's behaviour, this booklet covers all the key issues... Looking after children with challenging behaviour

Tax credits: A guide for lone parents

A short, easy-to-read guide to the tax-credits system for those parenting alone. It tells you what tax credits are, how to apply for them, what you might get and how to deal with problems like overpayments. ... Tax credits: A guide for lone parents

New factsheets

We have just published several new factsheets for lone parents, reflecting new legislation and benefits rates that have come into force in April 2007. All of these are available FREE to lone parents through the Lone Parent Helpline on 0800 018 5026.

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