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Single parent events and groups around the UK

Please note, these events are run by other organisations and are not necessarily in conjunction with Care for the Family.

Do you run a single parent support group in your area? Complete this short form to get your group’s contact details listed here.


Every other Tuesday evening, 7pm-8.30pm

Christian Fellowship Church, Belfast East

Contact: Catherine (07531 840 333) and Nicola,

Hope Mums

(Run by Hope Community Church, Brentwood)

Meeting at Long Ridings Primary school, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 1DU, on Saturdays 19th May, 16th June, 21st Jul, 22nd Sept, 27th Oct, 17th Nov, 1st Dec 2018, 10.30am-12.30pm.

A mix of socials (e.g. BBQ, Light Party, Christmas craft party) discussions, guest speakers, with DBS-checked kids workers providing fun activities. A local Christian charity called Manna Meals provide each family with a bag of shopping to take home each month.

Contact: Louise,, and closed group at

Angel Patch Single Parent Support Group

Scout Hall, Two Mile Hill Rd, Kingswood, Bs15 1BG

Contact: Jacky on 07957 141 388

Horizon Single Parents Support Group

Meet Thursdays at Spark Springhill Children’s Centres, Mossbank Avenue, Burntwood WS7 4UN


Fresh Start

New Life Bible Church

Meetings every other month.

Contact: Caroline on 07748 678 166 or

2019 retreat: 21-23 June at Ashburnham Place, TN33. £150 adult and £61 child – £15 deposit per person. A time for refreshing, healing and teaching. Contact Caroline for more information.

Embrace Single Parent Support

High Wycombe

Contact: Val on 07920 017 817,

Venue: Victory Resource Centre, 55 Plumstead Common Road, London SE18 3AS

Treasure of His Eyes group: meets every second Sunday of the month after church service. See

Gingerbread group: meets for coffee four times a year.

Contact: Adefunke on or 07957 197045.

United Parents

Termly schedule of events on their Facebook page or website

Contact: Rebecca on 07751950799 or

Streatham Baptist Church Parenting Alone meet ups

Lewis/Garden Lounge, Streatham Baptist Church, London SW16

Contact: Anne on 07723 944 404

Do you know of any single parent support groups in your area? Please contact Kat Seney to get your group’s contact details listed here.

Are you going to Spring Harvest in Minehead this year?

Kat will be hosting a single parents lunch on 5 April and 14 April – look out for more details when you arrive!

Find out more about Spring Harvest here.