Although the idea was that this new system would mean that it always pays to work, changes outlined by the Chancellor earlier this year mean many working single parents
will be worse off than they would have been under tax credits.
SPRC is the only comprehensive agency devoted solely to providing programs for over 2,000 of New York City's single parents
and their families annually.
Figure la shows the evolution of the gap in years of completed schooling by age 24 between children who, between the ages of 14 and 16, never lived with a single parent
and those who lived with a single parent
at least one of the three years.
Many single parents
have a sense of being alone in their circumstance, but Felicia made me realize it didn't have to be that way,'' she said.
I find the language of 'skivers versus strivers' particularly offensive when it comes to single parents
, who are already working around the clock to care for their children.
This year has seen a high level of calls to the helpline with thousands of single parents
contacting Gingerbread to discuss fuel poverty and debt related issues.
SPAN director, Sue Cohen says: "1 in 4 families is now a single parent
family and these families are some of the poorest people in the country.
Head of household; money management for single parents
CHRISSIE LEWANDOWSKI knows only too well how "rubbish" holidays can be when you're a single parent
My daughter is a single parent
and always has difficulty finding a holiday that is suitable for her and her young daughter.
To make a modest living in Los Angeles County, a single adult must earn $25,000, a single parent
with two kids must earn $54,000 to juggle in the extra cost of day care, and a working parent like Altamira with a stay-at-home spouse must earn $49,000 to make ends meet, according to the Sacramento-based researchers.
The team examined blood lead and intelligence data from ages 2, 5, and 7, as well as many other factors, such as race, sex, language spoken, caregiver's IQ, and parent's education, employment, and status as a single parent