Lone Parent Helpline
Lone Parent Helpline is a telephone helpline for lone parents, and those working with lone parents in Scotland. The helpline is managed by One Parent Families Scotland and is free from landlines and most mobiles.
The helpline offers emotional support and information provided by trained workers. Information is available on a range of subjects, including benefit and tax credit entitlement, housing options, legal issues surrounding separation and divorce, further and higher education funding, child maintenance, childcare, and return to employment. Free publications covering these topics are also available.
Helpline number: 0808 801 0323
Lines are manned by rights workers from Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
Intended Client Groups:
- Lone parents
This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
Lone parents, parent with care and non-resident parent, living anywhere in Scotland.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Service Address
13 Gayfield Square
Tel: 0808 801 0323