Gingerbread's advice and information hit parade

Gingerbread provides expert advice and information to single parents. Here are some of our most popular online advice tools from 2012. Click the links below to use them yourself.


  1. Benefit cap interactive guide - work out quickly and simply if you’ll be affected by the benefit cap

  2. Email advice pack for parents who are separating - expert advice sent straight to your inbox

  3. Housing options factsheet - information on your family’s home

  4. Work and benefits online advice session - read the transcript from this live webchat and our other monthly sessions

  5. Benefit calculator for teenage parents - find out what support’s available to you

  6. Contact between your child and their other parent factsheet - practical advice for this often complicated issue

  7. Email advice pack on benefits - all the information you need on benefits in one place: your inbox

  8. When your child turns 16 - step by step guide to how your finances might be affected

  9. Child maintenance email advice pack - instant advice on making arrangements

  10. Claiming income support and other benefits - download this factsheet or read it online