Lone Parent Helpline

The Lone Parent Helpline is a freephone helpline for lone parents in Scotland.  The helpline offers emotional support and information about a range of topics, including:

  • Child maintenance
  • Contact
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Welfare benefits and tax credits
  • Housing
  • Debt

The helpline number is 0808 801 0323. Advice Workers are available Monday to Friday from 09.30 am to 4.00 pm.

Information is also available online through a a range of factsheets.

 

Service Categories

Eligibility

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Lone parents, parent with care and non-resident parent.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any agency

Contact Info. & Service Address

13 Gayfield Square
Edinburgh
EH1 3NX

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.30 am - 4.00 pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0808 801 0323
Website: www.opfs.org.uk/service/lone-parent-helpline

Provider's Name: One Parent Families Scotland

Type: Charity/Voluntary

One Parent Families Scotland is a national charity representing lone parents in Scotland.  Freephone helpline, publications, fathers group and lesbian mothers group available.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0808 801 0323
Website: www.opfs.org.uk/service/lone-parent-helpline

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

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