Gingerbread in Chester, Cheshire Wales

Gingerbread and One Parent Families have now merged to provide better support and a bigger voice to 1.8 million lone parents and their children throughout England and Wales. 

For more information about One Parent Families/Gingerbread please go to: or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For advice and information phone the Lone Parent Helpline. Freephone: 0800 018 5026. (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Weds 9am - 8pm)

One Parent Families|Gingerbread has free fact sheets full of useful information for lone parents

Find contact details of other agencies that offer help and advice on our useful organisations pages


Membership Department
The Membership Department is open from 9am - 1pm Mondays to Fridays.

Freephone 0800 018 4318 to speak to one of our friendly customer service officers about your membership enquiry.

For information about joining click here

Lone Parent Helpline
For information and advice freephone: 0800 018 5026 (Mon - Fri 9am-5pm or Weds 9am - 8pm)

For information about the Lone Parent Helpline, including fact sheets click here