Official Account for Single Parents Acting For Rights of Kids. SPARK - BORN OUT OF ADVERSITY, SUSTAINED THROUGH SOLIDARITY.
Mar 10, 2020 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Crisis planning around #Coronavirusireland needs to include provisions for lone parent families. The lack of consideration for our families during #StormEmma put families at risk. Lessons need to have been learned with recognition of the financial vulnerability of our families.
Many of our families do not have the financial means to get through self isolation. Lone parents on social welfare must collect payments from post office. Many working lone parents on part time contracts don't get sick pay or wouldn't be covered to care for kids if schools close.