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Single Parents Active Kids (SPAK) Melbourne Single Parent Group







Free Single Parent Family Fun Day

Single Parents Active Kids is a non-profit organisation run by single parents for single parents and their kids. We offer co-ordinated activities all over Melbourne. Our FREE Family Fun Day is a great day for single parents and kids to have fun!

There will be a free sausage sizzle, face painting, ball games, children's entertainment, loads of fun, and a great way to meet other single parent families. Contact Moush on 0430 504 119 for further information.

Date: Sunday 7th April 2013
Time: From 12pm
Venue: Logan Reserve, Pier St, Altona
Melbourne, Victoria
Cost: FREE
Organisers Contact details:
Moush on 0430 504 119

You can read the full details on the Single Parents Active Kids Family Fun Day flyer located here







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What does it mean to be a single mum?Of course, the

kids

are the most important thing in a single mum's life. Kids are the focus and always have been. But along with the children, there are other matters that can confuse a single mum's life.

Centrelink

plays a big part of a single mother's life, mainly because this is where a large percentage of single mums get their finances from. Centrelink are the source from where the

single mother pension

, or as it is otherwise known, the single parent payment comes from. The single mother pension is a subsistence amount, but just the same, it is money to live on, and so it is important, no matter if it is called single parent payment, single mother pension or whatever Centrelink welfare classes it at the time

Often, single mums come out of a

divorce

or defacto relationship only to find that their troubles have just begun, and find that their first step leads them towards Family Law - it's time to engage a lawyer.
There are more than just Centrelink finance problems to worry about, as mentioned before, but also

child custody

issues. Child custody is something that hits right at the heart of

single mums

. If a single mother's ex husband or ex partner has been a domestic violence perpetrator, the mum may be greatly worried about child custody. They worry that their kids won't be safe with their spouse, who has already proven to be abusive because they caused

domestic violence

, which resulted in a divorce or separation.

Even so,

Family Court

will often still order a form of child custody named

Shared Parenting

. Shared Parenting is a form of child custody division of time or parental responsibility between the parents. Mother's often look for a good divorce lawyer to try to avoid share parenting with an abusive ex-spouse after divorce, however in many cases Shared Parenting is still the outcome after the divorce, no matter how good the divorce lawyers have been. They will often settle for visitation at a contact centre or access centre where fathers or mothers are supervised during child custody access.

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