Links for single people, single parents and practical advice on housing, debt and benefits

BBC Good Food
Recipes for One

Benefits Advice
Search for a range of benefit types on the Government website

Child Maintenance Service
For calculating and applying for child support from a non resident parent

Citizen's Advice Bureau
Offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on many issues including financial, legal, housing, immigration, employment, consumer issues and debt

Council Tax Reduction
For single peope living alone

Contact a Family
Support for families with disabled children

Crimestoppers
Personal safety advice

Father's Direct
Support for fathers on a range of parenting issues

Family and Childcare Trust
Including guide for parents looking for childcare

Family Fund
Financial grants for families with disabled children

Financial Services Authority
Information and advice on financial services in the UK

Gingerbread
Single parent support network

Homestart
Support for parents of young children

Kidscape
Advice on keeping children and young people safe

Meet Up
The site and mobile app for local group meet ups in your local area

Mumsnet
Support for Mums including online forum

National Debtline
A voluntary organisation offering assistance and emergency help on all aspects of debt

Parliamentary Ombudsman
For dealing with complaints against local government agencies and official bodies

Rape Crisis
Support for victims of sexual violence

Relate
Advice on learning to be single and happy

Solo's Holidays
Holidays for single people

Splitz
Support for people suffering abuse or domestic violence

Suzy Lamplugh Trust
Personal safety advice organisation

Tax Credits Calculator
And information on how to apply for working tax credits and child tax credits including for self employed people

Think You Know
Online safety for childtren and young people

Working Families
Advice & Support for Working Families

Wikihow
How to be single again