Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole logo is the parenting site by single parents for single parents. It has been written by a dedicated team and volunteers at Single Parent Action Network (SPAN). was born in 2008 and has supported thousands of single mums and single dads nationwide with every aspect of single parenthood from coping with separation and/or divorce, understanding Court procedures, surviving domestic abuse, sharing parenting ideas, information on work and benefits and so much more! brings together essential information, expert advice, interactive learning, multi-media content, links to other support organisations and news for anyone who is parenting alone.

We aim to be the first port of call for single parents online, providing information, support or signposting to additional services and is a lifeline to many who are parenting alone.

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Venue/Contact Details
Townsend Children's Centre
Jewell Road
Area coverage
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
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Further opening details:
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  • All Year Round
This service is free.