We have produced information on payments and finance that is most relevant for people who are parenting alone or sharing parenting. Where other payments and financial issues may be relevant, we have signposted you to the relevant information. If you have any questions, please call the askonefamily helpline on 01 662 9212 or 0818 662 212. You can also email us at You will find information here about changes to how child maintenance is assessed by the Department of Social Protection.

You can view the 2024 Budget Fact Sheet here.