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Pre-Budget Submission 2022

Child poverty will rise if lone parents are not supported in Budget 2022 warns One Family.

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One Family Annual Review 2020

"The pandemic crystallised many of the social problems and divisions in Ireland with one-parent families again suffering disproportionately, being excluded from society, losing income and essential services."

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WELCOME TO ONE FAMILY

We work to affect positive change and achieve equality and social inclusion for all one-parent families in Ireland.

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ONE FAMILY COUNSELLING SERVICES

One Family is funded and approved by the HSE to provide free, confidential and non-judgmental counselling services for women and couples facing an unplanned pregnancy and for those in need of support following an abortion.

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WE ARE FAMILY

It's time to change Article 41.3 of the Constitution

Support our call to change article 41.3 of the Constitution on the definition of the family and replace it with a more inclusive definition.

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ONE FAMILY SERVICES

To find out more about the services we provide here at One Family, follow the link below.

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ONE FAMILY SERVICES REMAIN OPEN

We want to reassure parents and clients that our Helpline, Information Services, Parenting Supports, Educational Courses, Early Years Service and Counselling Services remain open.

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MANAGING ACCESS/CONTACT VISITS IN YOUR FAMILY

Read our article on how parents can manage access and contact visits during this uncertain time.

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PARENTING E-LEARNING COURSES

One Family offer a range of e-learning courses, which are courses you take in your own time, in the comfort of your own home.

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We have complied all our information, articles and advice around Covid-19 in one place, to help one-parent families during this time.

For listening support and information for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and those separating call askonefamily on 01 662 9212.

Our counselling service for adults and young people ensures time to be really listened to by a professional counsellor; we also offer play and creative therapies for children.

We provide free, confidential, non-judgemental and HSE approved information, support and counselling on all options during an unplanned pregnancy and post-abortion. Call us on 01 662 9212.

Our parenting supports include mentoring, mediated parenting plans, and courses that support people who parent alone, share parenting, and those separating.

We offer courses and workshops for people parenting alone who are looking to access education and work; for parents experiencing challenges and change; and for professional development.

We make policy submissions, undertake research in key areas, and advocate for better lives for one-parent families. In all we do, we are solution-focused.