SPAN's current campaigning priority is to improve the job seeking services offered to single parents to take better account of their needs and to protect the well being of their children. SPAN wants single parents to have the opportunity to make the best use of their skills and to move into work that will help lift them out of poverty and sustain their family.
We also work in partnership with other organizations on larger campaigns. This includes:
Who Benefits? was brought together by five charities and many other organisations are already members of the campaign. As organisations we work with a huge range of people who need support from benefits for different reasons – from finding themselves with nowhere to live, to struggling to make ends meet for their families.
Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. The charity helps working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.