Press Release: HSE move on vaccination centre access for parents without childcare welcomed

One Family, Ireland’s national organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating has welcomed the decision by the HSE for vaccination centres to accommodate parents who have no one to look after children. The decision comes following weeks of work by One Family and following incidents of parents with children being turned away from […]

Policy Submission | National Equity of Access Plan for Higher Education

Education is the key to unlocking quality employment opportunities for people parenting alone and sharing parenting, which has a crucial part to play in breaking cycles of disadvantage and poverty. One Family’s policy team has made a submission to the Higher Education Authority on the National Equity of Access Plan for Higher Education. To read […]

Press release: Children’s rights should guide family law reform.

Children’s rights should guide family law reform. Courts should be last resort for separating families, where there are no safety concerns.   Wednesday 2 June 2021 A webinar on family law reform has been told children’s rights should guide family law reform. The Building a Family Law System for Children webinar hosted by One Family, […]

One Family submission on the review of the Student Grant Scheme – SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland)

One Family have made a submission to the  review of the Student Grant Scheme – SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland).  To read the submission including One Family’s recommendations for changes to the SUSI grant to improve access and administration of the scheme for one-parent families click here.

Single Parents Day 2021

One Family launch new e-learning parenting courses

One Family, today launched 5 new, low-cost, on-line e-learning parenting courses.  The new e-courses, which are on the organisations new e-learning platform, can be completed in the comfort of your own home, at your own pace and are specially designed for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and parenting post separation (separating). To view courses click […]

One Family submission to the Family Justice Oversight Group Consultation

One Family, today, made a submission today to the Family Justice Oversight Group Consultation in  the Department of Justice in relation to Family Law Reform. To read the submission please click here.  

Submissions on Parent’s Leave and Benefit

One Family this week made two submission to the Joint Committee on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration in relation to the General Scheme of the Parent’s Leave and Benefit (Amendment) Bill. The first submission was on behalf of One Family, that submission can be read here and the second was a joint submission with other […]

We’re hiring!

One Family, Ireland’s national organisation for one-parent families, is currently recruiting to fill two positions. We are recruiting for the position of part-time Policy Manager and a full-time Parent Support Coach. For more details on both roles click: here One Family is an equal opportunities employer