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Single Parents and Alternative Families

With many families now consisting of one parent, just dads, grandparents, foster carers, adoptive families, disabled parents - each with their own problems - it's good to know their are lots of useful sites with useful advice and information

  1. Single, Solo and One Parent Families
  2. Dads Only
  3. Grandparents Rights
  4. Alternative Parenting - Fostering, Adoption, Disabled & Gay

Single, Solo and One Parent Families

  • Action For Children - aimed at parents and children going through a family break up
  • Care For The Family - promotes the welfare of lone parents & their kids
  • Gingerbread -the leading support organisation for single parents
  • MOSAC - support for non-abusing parents when your child has been abused
  • Womens Aid - for women who have suffered domestic violence

Single Dads - Solo Fathers


  • Grandparents Plus - helping grandparents find the best information
  • Family Lives - devoted to improving all aspects of family life. A collaboration between several parenting and childcaring charities, who now have over 400 staff and volunteers.

Alternative Families