How We Support Families

Welcome to One Family. We can offer support, information and services to all members of all one-parent families, those sharing parenting after separation, those experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and to those working with one-parent families. We put children at the centre of our work and we help all the adults in their lives so that includes mums, dads, grandparents, step-parents, new partners and other siblings.

Info and Helpline

askonefamily is our national lo-call helpline service for all members of one-parent families, their families and friends and the professionals working with them. Call 01 662 9212 or email askonefamily for advice or if you simply need a friendly ear. Click here for more information.

Parenting Supports

One Family offers a range of parenting courses and workshops, parent mentoring, shared parenting plans support, parenting tips, a social group and creche for people who parent alone or share parenting. Click here to find out more.

Counselling Services

One Family Counselling provides confidential, personal time to talk and know you are being really listened to by a non-judgmental counsellor. Click here to find out more.

Education, Skills and Employment

Would you like to get back to education and/or work but don’t know where to start?  Do you need support in making changes to your life? We realise how difficult and daunting it can feel if you haven’t worked for a while, or have never worked, and we are here to help you. Click here to find out more.

Join the One Family Parenting Group

Join the One Family Parenting Facebook Group for weekly discussions with a parenting expert and to share your experiences with others parenting alone, sharing parenting, or parenting when separated. This closed group is a safe place to meet like-minded parents and gain some valuable tips on parenting. Send your request to join now!