Tag: one-parent family payment

Cuts to Carer’s Allowance for Lone Parents Reversed by Tánaiste – But what about working lone parents?

Posted on 03/04/15 by Comms

Press Release  Cuts to Carer’s Allowance for Lone Parents Reversed by Tánaiste – But what about working lone parents? (Dublin, Wednesday 4 March 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – welcomes Tánaiste Joan Burton’s announcement yesterday regarding people in receipt of the One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) who […]

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One-Parent Family Payment Presentation to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection

Posted on 02/18/15 by Comms
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Press Release Get It Right for One-Parent Families One Family Presents to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection on Impacts of One-Parent Family Payment Changes – Policy Changes will lead to Increased Poverty (Dublin, Wednesday 18 February 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – today […]

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Planned Income Disregard Cuts Will Not Be Implemented

Posted on 11/06/14 by Comms
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Press Release Small Step to Make Work Pay: One-Parent Family Payment and Income Disregard www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 5 November 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – welcomes Tánaiste Joan Burton’s announcement that she will retain the level of the income disregard at €90 for those parents in work and […]

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One-Parent Family Payment Income Disregard Change

Posted on 12/05/13 by Comms

Later this week, the Department of Social Protection will be issuing letters to affected One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) recipients informing them that, from 1 January 2014, the OFP scheme’s income disregard will be reduced from its current amount of €110 per week to €90 per week for the duration of 2014. In Budget 2012, it […]

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Has your One Parent Family payment ended?

Posted on 07/24/13 by Comms

Some people will no longer qualify for the One Parent Family Payment (OFP) from 4 July 2013. If you are getting no other payment you may qualify for other income supports. A Jobseeker’s Allowance transition payment is available, which aims to support lone parents with children under 14 years of age back into the workforce. […]

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Briefing doc from DSP on final changes to OPF payment

Posted on 02/16/12 by Comms

Here is the Briefing document on Changes to OFP  from DSP on the (final) changes to the One Parent Family payment following the budget. If you’ve any questions feel free to contact askonefamily helpline 1890622122. Several additional points that came up in the discussion were: OPFP recipients who move on to the back to education […]

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Reforms for Lone Parents – less or even more poverty for one-parent families?

Posted on 04/26/10 by Comms No Comments

One Family welcomes the new Minister for Social Protection Minister Éamon Ó Cuív T.D’s efforts to improve the economic situation and social wellbeing of people in one-parent families. However they remain gravely concerned as to the whether the reforms of the One-Parent Family Payment as recently announced will result in improved outcomes for lone parents […]

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